The Mental Health and Addiction Program, Concurrent Disorders and Education Committees present:

Concurrent Disorders: Putting Integrated Treatment into Practice – THE HOWS!


Maple Banquet Hall

1325 Eglinton Ave E,
Mississauga ON L4W 4L9

(Free parking and close to Pearson International Airport)

*This event has been approved for six core continuing education hours by the Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF).

Certificates for 6 hours of continuing education will be provided to all participants at the end of the day.

Cora Edwards
Phone: (905) 456-3500

patient holding a nurse's hand

October 5, 2015

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration starts at 8 a.m.

This conference day is intended for social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, recreational therapists, psychologists, addiction counsellors and or crisis workers, mental health counsellors and or crisis workers, and any other mental health professional who work directly with individuals who have a concurrent disorder, as well as with their families.

Topics covered will include:

  • Evidence Based Practices in Integrated Treatment
  • Keys to the Treatment of Individuals with Concurrent Disorders
  • Involving Family in the Recovery Process
  • The Foundation of Integrated Treatment
  • Psychoeducational Content

PRESENTER: Rhonda McKillip

  • Ms. McKillip, M.Ed., LMHC, MAC, CCDC 111, CDP is the author of ‘THE BASICS, CURRICULUM FOR CO-OCCURING PSYCHIATRIC AND SUBSTANCE DISORDERS’ (volumes 1&2).  “I am delighted to be able to recommend ‘The Basics’ for clinicians in both the mental health and addiction treatment fields’, Kenneth Minkoff, M.D. (international leading expert on integrated treatment of individuals with concurrent disorders).
  • Well respected international speaker and seminar leader in the area of psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
  • Specialized in the implementation of evidence based integrated treatment approaches throughout the direct service continuum of care.
  • Psychotherapist in private practice in Spokane, Washington.
  • Provides consultation, training, quality service review, program development, and clinical supervision in the areas of mental health, substance dependence and concurrent disorders.

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