When, what: the agenda
with truculent patients – and others in your life and work. Maria Arpa
will later facilitate a gathering of rehab CEOs in the River Room in the
afternoon, so they can find common ground and advocate together to
increase access to rehab for desperate families.
1-2pm Lunch prepared by chef wil be provided
There is seating in the Library. Choose your meal, check out exhibitors,
enter free raffle, browse through books, sit round tables and chat...
2pm Music Therapy: its role in recov ery from addiction
presented – and played – by The New Note Orchestra
Listen to music created and played by people in recovery, then learn
about the role it can play in helping to turn round lives.
2.30pm Lok to the Next Generation: treating adolescents
presented by Piet Jansen and team at Europe's only rehab for adolescents
The methodology and evidence-based practices shown to work in
alcohol and drug treatment for troubled people aged 13-25 years old.
For a preview, turn to pages 20-22 of the current Recovery Plus journal.
3.00pm EMDR for the Treatment of Trauma
presented by Glynis Read
How to apply the use and effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation
and Reprocessing to help treat post-traumatic stress disorder in people
with alcohol and/or drug addiction. It's evidence based and cost effective.
3.30-4.00pm Break, refreshments
Have a coffee/tea, visit exhibitors, announcing raffle winners
4pm Hot topics: cannabis
presented by Shane Varcoe
The director of the Dalgarno Insitute which releases globally-recognised
research on cannabis shortlists the highlights we all need to cite.
4.30pm Ageing + Substance Misuse: the hidden epidemic
presented by Professor Ilana Crome and Tony Rao
Society is becoming increasingly aware of substance problems in the
elderly – identify their unique motivations and health issues.
5pm Meditation in Recov ery for Prisoners – and us!
presented by Sam Settle
The director of Prison Phoenix Trust explains yoga and meditation in
prison, in particular how it helps people towards and in recovery. End
the afternoon with a simple breathing practice you can teach others.
7pm R+ NACOA Recovery Awards Dinner
This is a separate event not included in delegate entry but interested
delegates are invited to register. See preliminary details on page 42.
PTSD AWARENESS DAY: TUESDAY 27 JUNE 2017
8am Optional 'open' 12-step meeting
For people in recovery and professionals and carers who want to witness
how it works.
9.15am Welcome, Thanks
Recovery from addiction is possible, despite the disproportionately high
overlap between it and post-traumatic stress disorder. Role models and
professional treatment experts evidence it throughout the day.
9.30am Women's Issues vs Men's Issues in Treatment – from
trauma to addiction as a coping mechanism, to recov ery
presented by Rebecca Flood
Distinguish differences in emotional and financial issues, childcare
concerns and support v sabotage from partners, as well as providing for
children while their mothers are in rehab – all for the best outcomes.
10.00am Self Care: minimise burnout, compassion fatigue
presented by Max Cohen
Burnout and compassion fatigue occur when caring counsellors become
overwhelmed by constant exposure to a client's pain (which can reflect
their own trauma), are in demanding work situations, and forget the
basics of self-care. Create your plan to remain an effective counsellor.
10.30am Hot Topics: Cannabis
presented by Dr Eva Hoch
Identify brief interventions for cannabis-use disorder, assess the
cannabis withdrawal scale and evidence-check cannabis campaigns.
11-11.30am Break, refreshments
Have a coffee/tea and cookies, visit exhibitors to see what they can
offer, enter free raffle for jewellery and kindles.
11.30am Childhod Abuse, Offending, Addiction and
Recov ery: Tracing behaviours back
presented by Donna Johnson
While chemical dependency is a primary disorder in its own right, it is
also a symptom of childhood abuse whose effects must be understood
in order to understand and help clients maintain long-term recovery.
12pm Lov ing the Moment of Engagement
presented by BACP reg. therapist Michael Garnham
That moment when a therapist or admissions manager witnesses a
client and family accept the necessity of treatment and commit to it
is "what we are in this job for". Learn how to get there, and quicker.
accommodating cultural differences, mental-health complications and
learning difficulties, and adding staff and complementary services.
Due to life, changes might occur – updates at www.recoveryplusdb.com