Prevention – Treatment - Recovery
The 4th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held at Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast on 15th – 17th May 2017.
Covering topics surrounding prevention, treatment and recovery the 2017 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference will include presentations from leading sector specialists, researchers, psychologists and medical practitioners in addition to multiple concurrent streams, poster presentations and workshops.
Various types of addictions will be discussed – drugs, alcohol, pornography, gambling, sex, gaming, online, hoarding, compulsive shopping, steroids – as well as the various forms of treatment and paths to recovery. Of specific focus will be emerging trends; early intervention; best practice programs; case studies; legislation and legal impact; care and support; psychological well-being and dependency; as well as innovative solutions, in particular within rural and regional communities.
- Navigating the service system
- Training and Support of AOD workers
- Issues within rural and remote communities
- Cultural safety and sensitivity when working with specific population groups
- Emerging trends
- Trauma informed services
- The lived experience and their supporters
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
2017 CONFERENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
- Dr Matthew Berry, DPsych MAPS, Hurstwood (Advisory Committee Chair)
- Gerard Byrne, Clinical Director, The Salvation Army Recovery Services
- Dr Robin-Marie Shepherd, University of Auckland School of Population Health, Academic Director of Communities & Addictions
- Steve Stokes, Steve Stokes Counselling and Consulting
- Kim Wood, Senior Practitioner, Dual Diagnosis and Complex Needs, Lives Lived Well