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Addressing Substance Use Champions Workshop Level 2 | KFL&A Public Health

Registration for this event is now closed. For a list of other upcoming workshops, please visit our knowledge exchange events page here.


Thank you for your interest in RNAO's Addressing Substance Use Champion Workshop Level 2 taking place at KFL&A Public Health on September 28, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please register using our online form below. An email confirmation will be sent to the email address provided (please ensure you have provided the correct email). 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Addressing Substance Use Champions Level 1 Workshop is a prerequisite for this session. If you have not attended Level 1, mandatory completion of the "Engaging Clients with Substance Use Disorders" e-Learn is required in order to participate in Level 2. You can access this e-Learn here. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the e-Learn - print and/or save a copy to present to RNAO staff the day of the workshop.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of substance use disorders including conducting a comprehensive assessment and describing evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacological treatments
  • Examine advanced concepts such as harm reduction, social determinants of health and concurrent disorders
  • Conduct in-depth exploration of sustaining implementation of best practices through the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines (2nd Edition)
  • Explore concepts related to leadership, mentorship and networking to enhance the Champion role

If you have any questions related to this event, please contact Kyle Dieleman at kdieleman@RNAO.ca