Advances in Adolescent Addiction Treatment Conference @ Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, Calgary [from 18 to 19 April]

Advances in Adolescent Addiction Treatment Conference

18 - 19
08:00 - 12:45

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Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning
434 Collegiate Blvd, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Cosponsored by The University of Maryland School of Public Health and the Faculty of Nursing, UCalgary, this 1.5-day conference brings together research leaders in addiction treatment from Canada and the U.S. with clinicians, policymakers, and community leaders to learn and discuss local and national approaches to managing adolescent addiction. The need for improving access to quality treatment and recovery support will be emphasized. This conference will be an excellent opportunity to strengthen connections between individuals who are having a positive impact on youth in their communities.


April 18, 8 a.m. — 4:15 p.m.

Featured Speakers Day 1

Amelia Arria, University of Maryland School of Public Health
Marc Fishman, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Joanna Henderson, Center for Addiction and Mental Health
Stacey Hooper, Alberta Health Services
John Kelly, Harvard Medical School
Ken Winters, Oregon Research Institute

April 19, 8:00 a.m. — 12:45 p.m.

Featured Speakers Day 2

Diana Mah, Provincial Court of Alberta
Jacqueline Smith, University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing
Christina Tortorelli, Calgary and Area Child and Family Services
Chris Wilkes, University of Calgary
Igor Yakovenko, University of Alberta School of Public Health

Conference is open to researchers, clinicians, administrators, judicial system representatives, health care providers, policy makers, educational professionals, and community members to attend.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.
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