*** On behalf of the VCH Regional Mental Health and Substance Use Program ***
The Regional Mental Health and Substance Use Program in collaboration with the Regional Addictions Program is excited to announce educational workshops and preceptor training opportunities as a part of the Prescriber Enhancement Education Series for prescribers (Physicians and Nurse Practitioners) to enhance their knowledge and skills in the management of patients with concurrent disorders.
You have the opportunity to receive funding for a Prescriber Enhancement Education workshop which is supported by new time-limited funding from the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA). Participants will be compensated at a sessional rate for attending this workshop.
The education workshops are offered on the following dates:
Funded spaces are limited so act fast! Registration for funded positions will be open until January 20th or until all spots are filled. If you are interested in attending, please complete and send this Registration Form to Prescriberenhancement@vch.ca. General registration will be open until Monday, January 27th.
Please note, if you are selected to receive funding for this educational opportunity, it will be stated within your email confirmation. Please allow one week for confirmation.
VCH Prescriber Enhancement Team
Mindfulness-integrated CBT: A Transdiagnostic Treatment Approach Workshop on March 6 & 7, 2020
Mindfulness-integrated CBT: A Transdiagnostic Treatment Approach is a 2-Day Workshop on March 6-7, 2020 in Vancouver, BC, open to mental health clinicians, researchers, and students/residents who are seeking a great introduction to MiCBT and want to learn more about the therapeutic structure and rationale for the meditation practices used.
Details& Registration: https://mindfulness.net.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=315628
* Approved by the CPA for 12 CE Credits
Fostering Resilience – Hollyhock 2020: June 7 – June 12, 2020
A five-day Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therepy (MBCT) meditation retreat for physicians, health professionals, and their partners.
Dr. Lau & Dr. Grabovac share their combined experience over 35 years as MBCT and MiCBT teachers, trainers and mentors to help you develop and deepen your mindfulness skills. You will learn to apply evidence-based mindfulness skills and CBT in daily life to build resilience to stress and burnout through a combination of guided meditation, group discussion, practical exercises, and refinement of meditation techniques.
Michael Smith Laboratories presents a seminar by, Dr. Freda Miller
Dr. Freda Miller
Tuesday, December 17th from 11am – 12pm
“Generating and regenerating the nervous system with stem cells and growth factors”
Last Opportunity to Receive Free Training to Identify and Repair Therapeutic Alliance Tensions
The Psychotherapy Practice Research Network is currently seeking regulated professionals who practice psychotherapy for a CIHR funded study on therapeutic alliance. Please visit www.PPRNet.ca and select the study tab for study information, or explore the PPRNet psychotherapy resources and join the network.