OPA Addiction 101 Day
2018-06-16 2018-06-16 OPA Addiction 101 Day Ontario Psychiatric Association America/New_York

Organization: OPA
CME Accreditation: No

OPA Section on Addiction Psychiatry Presents:
OPA Addiction 101 Day

Saturday, June 16, 2018
University of Toronto Faculty Club
41 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

Join us for a day for skill building for health care providers working with patient who use substances.  The focus will be on addiction pharmacotherapy and psychosocial interventions.   The format will be didactic presentations and small group experiential exercise.  The medications covered will include buprenorphine/naloxone and anti-craving medications for alcohol.  The psychosocial interventions will include evidence based behavioural approaches to substance use disorders.  


Time  Event

8:30 am

Registration & Breakfast 

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 am - 10:30 am Session I: General Approach to the Patient
10:30 am - 10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am  Session II: Addiction pharmacotherapy 101
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Small group cases
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Luncheon. Networking time and Community of Practice Strategizing Time
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm  Session III: Psychosocial Interventions 101 (Intro to MI and DBT)
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm  Refreshment Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm 

Session IV: Practice Exercises including Behavioural Chain Analysis

3:45 pm  Closing Remarks and Conclusion 

Learning Objectives: 

Upon attending the conference, participants will be able to 

  1. Identify, assess, and manage opiate and alcohol use disorders, both in withdrawal and maintenance phases. 
  2. Identify and determine appropriate psychosocial interventions and describe dialectical behavior therapy for substance use in detail. 
  3. Develop a learning plan to increase proficiency in assessing and managing patients with substance use disorder 



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