What transitional-aged youth need for effective engagement in treatment

CAMH Addiction Rounds

On Friday, May 27, 2016, CAMH Addiction Rounds present a webinar: "Why is this so darn hard? What transitional-aged youth needs for effective engagement in treatment."

Learning objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of systems’ based challenges facing transitional aged youth in a concurrent disorders program.
  • Improve awareness of some of the barriers to the “best fit” between these youth and the system.
  • Discuss current practices and engagement strategies used in Youth Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Service

Watch the webinar recording. EENet is happy to present this webinar as part of our partnership series.

Presenters:

Adina Hauser, MSW, RSW
Youth Addictions & Concurrent Disorders Service, CAMH
Adina completed a Bachelor’s of Arts (Honours) degree at the University of King’s College and a Master’s of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She completed a postgraduate fellowship at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre special-izing in youth and family work in the mental health sector. She has been working at CAMH since 2010, initially in the First-Episode Psychosis Program and in the Youth Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Service since 2011. Adina works with clients, aged 14-24, in the outpatient clinic and day hospital, along with their families, providing individu-al and group and family therapy. Adina facilitates DBT groups, Family Connections parent groups, as well as motiva-tional enhancement groups.

Joanna Steel, MSW, RSW
Youth Addictions & Concurrent Disorder Service, CAMH
Joanna Seel graduated with a BSW and MSW from Michigan State University with a specialization in addictions and school based treatment. She has worked in the child and youth mental health sector for the past eight years providing treatment interventions in residential, school, legal, and outpatient set-tings. Joanna currently works in the Youth Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Service with clients, aged 14-24, in the outpatient clinic and day hospital, along with their families, providing individual and group and family therapy. Joanna facilitates structured relapse prevention groups, motivational enhancement groups, and parent groups..

 

Addictions Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.