Webinars

Webinars 2020

We’re pleased to announce that these webinars are eligible for continuing education units (CEU’s) recognized by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) 

Upcoming Webinars – 12:00-12:50pm est

What is Sex Addiction: Debunking the myths

With Evan Newton (May 21)

  • Identify different types of sex addiction
  • Understand the relationship of sex addiction and early life attachment trauma
  • Introduction to Patrick Cares Recovery Task model used in Sex addiction programming
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Use of Energy Conservation Techniques To Improve Scheduling and Planning

    With Scott Wooder (Jun 18)

  • Increase awareness of how fatigue impacts daily functioning and the link to keeping individuals within the "depression cycle"
  • Introduce strategies to break this cycle in a more sustainable way
  • Learn more about strategies to improve daily/weekly planning and maintaining consistency with them
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Schedule (40 mins plus 5-10 mins Q & A) – 12:00-12:50pm est

    Gambling Addiction

    With Laura Politi (Jul 16)

  • Defining a gambling addiction (Process addiction)
  • Tools that can be utilized with problem gamblers
  • Understanding gambling triggers, relapse prevention and healthy management of money
  • The emotional meaning of money
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Recognizing and Building Resilience

    With Sandeep Marwa (Aug 20)

  • Define resiliency in a clinical context
  • Identify factors that contribute to managing adversity
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Working with Codependency

    With Rachel Hundert (Sept 17)

  • Defining codependency
  • How to set and maintain health boundaries
  • Importance of self care / recognizing your own needs
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Medications used in Addiction Treatment

    With Dr.Ilan Nachim (Oct 15)

  • Learn about medications used for long term management of substance use
  • Understand how medications can be effective in managing cravings
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    The Link Between Trauma and Substance Use

    With Amber Duffy (Nov 19)

  • Understand what trauma is including in the context of interpersonal/attachment issues
  • Review how trauma plays a role in the addiction cycle
  • Identify ways to manage trauma symptoms without substances
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Concurrent Acquired Brain Injuries & Substance Use

    With Kathryn Decker (Dec 17)

  • Discuss concurrence of addiction and ABI
  • Key features of treating concurrent addiction and ABI
  • Overview of CABIS program at Bellwood
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    Coming Soon!

    Past Webinars

    Substance Use and Malnutrition

    With Gail Kardish (Jan 30)

  • Understand Nutrients and their functions with individuals with addictions
  • Healthy eating guidelines for those individuals with addiction
  • Feeding the brain in recovery
  • Introduction to WAGON and Online IOP

    With Juliana Kulic, Michael Hathaway and Rochelle Hildebrand (Feb 19)

    WAGON is an online outpatient clinic and ongoing aftercare platform created for addiction and substance use disorders. Using a combination of video counselling and recovery planning in our WAGON app, our programs are designed for those who can’t access addiction treatment in-person for aftercare following inpatient treatment or our outpatient services. Whether you live in a remote community, have a busy schedule or work shifts, WAGON can provide you with high-quality treatment for substance use disorders at home and on-the-go.

    This Webinar does not provide any CEU’s

    Self Compassion in Treatment

    With Sandeep Marwa (Mar 19)

  • Identify the components for self compassion
  • Examine the research behind self compassion
  • Understand the use of self compassion as a therapeutic tooL
  • This Webinar provides 0.5 Ceu’s​

    WAGON – Virtual Treatment for Mental Health and Addictions while Social Distancing

    With Jessica Stapleton, Michael Hathaway and Rochelle Hildebrand (Apr 16)

    By using WAGON, our patients, alumni, and community members can continue to have excellent mental health and addiction care, even if they need to quarantine themselves. While the ideal situation is for anyone who needs addiction or mental health treatment to be able to come to our facilities, we want to reach out and help as best we can in these unprecedented times – especially for those living in remote communities, who cannot access the care they need.

    This Webinar does not provide any CEU’s