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  • The rabbit hole: New students' alcohol use during Orientation Week, A critical point for intervention?
    CAMH Addictions Rounds
    Friday, January 19
    , 9 to 10 am., CAMH Queen Street
    Benjamin Riordan, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Learning objectives: identify the early period of the academic year as a period of increased alcohol use and harm; dentify Orientation Week as a period where students may define their university alcohol use; review recent evidence-based strategies that have aimed to reduce drinking during Orientation Week; highlight the promise for mobile phones to deliver intervention content during periods of risk.

  • Addressing Opioid use in Ontario: Reducing harm, and improving care
    Leadership panel discussion
    Thursday, January 18
    , noon to 1 pm. 
    CAMH, via Ontario Telemedicine Network or online
    With Dr. David JuurlinkDr. Arun RadhakrishanLynn CooperDr. David Williams plus a representative of the Northern perspective. Opening remarks by Dr. Catherine Zahn, moderated by Dr. Joshua TepperVisit link for login details
  • Lessons from Torontos first overdose prevention site
    CAMH Addiction Rounds
    Friday, January 26
    , 9 to 10 am., CAMH Queen Street
    Matt Johnson and Dr. Michaela Beder, Queen West Community Health Centre.
    Learning Objectives: to learn what's new, whats working, how to replicate our success; overdose Prevention Site vs Safe Injection Site - why different models?; what does this mean for the future?

  • Immersive Technologies, Serious Gaming and Gamification for Medical Education
    Best Practice in Education Rounds
    January 30, 12 to 1 pm, Li Ka Shing Building, Toronto

    This session will introduce gamification and immersive technologies (including virtual environments such as video games, virtual simulations, virtual reality and serious games), and discuss their potential application in medical education along with limitations and potential problems educators may encounter.

  • Are we doing what we think we’re doing? Providing culturally competent mental health care to immigrants and refugees
    January 31, 12 to 1 pm., Webinar.

    Linda Kongnetiman discusses the needs of immigrant, refugee, ethno-cultural and racialized (IRER) populations, the potential barriers they may experience when it comes to mental health and addiction treatment and services, and strategies for how health service providers can apply culturally competent care. 

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