shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Aug 29th - Integrating EMDR Into Your Clinical Practice: 5-Day Intensive in Vancouver [Leading Edge Seminars]
Sep 8th - The Freud Café: Propaganda and the Lies We Tell Ourselves [Between Hours / Interdisciplinary Dialogues, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society]
Sep 14th - Scientific Meeting: Complex Empathy [tps&i]
Sep 15th - Working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Sep 19th - Helping families heal: Addressing and treating trauma in children, youth and families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Events and Happenings
If you have an event that you would like to see listed here, send an e-mail at [email protected]. (Listings are free!)
Wednesday, July 13th 2022 - Thursday, July 14th 2022

Narrative Therapy Approaches to Addictions

Dale Andersen-Giberson
presented by Narrative Therapy Centre

10:30 AM to 3:30 PM ET

Work with substance use, video game problems and other areas of addiction can bring up a plethora of difficult questions for therapists, counsellors and other human action workers who are trying to facilitate change with consumers. How can I work with the 12 step models in the therapy room? How can I focus conversations for people actively using substances and for those who are working toward relapse prevention in ways that respect the dignity and life experiences of consumers? How can I move with and beyond current models of addictions treatment in ways that address my and my client’s social and political environment?

This two-day workshop will work to facilitate conversations and teachings about narrative therapy and the possibilities it offers for addictions work. Narrative therapy will be described in accessible ways and tangible, real life ideas will be presented that can be applied immediately to practice. The workshop will cover both challenges with substance use and challenges with video gaming and explore individual and collective methods of facilitating change with both young people and adults.

Workshop members will:

– Be introduced to different ways of externalizing substances/gambling/gaming.

– Explore different ways of working with biological understandings of addiction.

– Explore different ways of working with people who prefer the 12 step ideas.

– Look at narrative conversations in scaffolding with people who are working through all different types of change (pre-contemplating change, contemplating change, maintaining change etc.).

– Look at ways of using documents with individuals and groups of people and ways of disseminating consumer skills and knowledge to other consumers.

The workshop will use the Zoom platform and make participation and engagement possible through chat and breakout rooms.

About Dale Andersen-Giberson MSW, RSW

Dale works at Ontario Tech University in Student Accessibility Services and also has a small private practice. Over the past 15 years Dale has worked with a number of different agencies including the West Durham Family Health Team, Oolagen Community Services and Pinewood Centre of Lakeridge Health. Dale continues to be interested in constructions of gender and culture, responses to power and dominance and the methods that members use to make meaning out of difficult situations.

In 2016, The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work published Dale’s article titled, ‘ What’s in a Game? Narrative Therapy approaches with people who have relationships with gaming and online communities

Special low early rate $140 until April 30 - Early rate $160 until June 12 Regular rate $180 after June 12, 2022

Mailing Address: P.O Box 31030, Westney Heights RPO, 15 Westney Rd N., Ajax, Ontario, L1T 3V2
Business Phone: (905) 427-8239
Fax: (905) 427-8231
Email: [email protected]


website: https://narrativetherapycentre.com/events/july-13-14-2022-narrative-therapy-approaches-to-addictions/

Show Current Events >>>

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2020

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / Sunday 12-5(EST)

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other conference lists
The Many Voices of PVT
A Mindful Society 2021
OAMHP virtual conference 2020
It's a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood
Child and Family Therapy Showcase
CASC 2021 Healing Trauma
CCPA 2021 Conference Showcase
Safety Through Recovery - The Royal 2021
52nd IPA Congress
TICP with Jeanne Wolff-Bernstein
ARPUM presents Wendy Behary
CACBT 2021 Bookstore
DDP and related
ISSTD Toronto Regional
Cancun 2022
Identifying & Managing Your Parts
Strangers in a Virtual Land
EMDR Canada 2022
The Electronic Garret
CACBT Past Presenters
CACBT 2022 Bookstore
e-Health Conference 2022
Integrating EMDR Into Your Clinical Practice
CARE4YOU 2022
CARE4YOU Past Presenters
OAMHP 2022 Conference
Dan Siegel Shalem Network 2022
Shalem Past Presenters & Favourites
A Mindful Society 2022
OPA 75th Annual Conference 2022