2018 Ontario problem gambling and behavioural addictions forum

Registration free for addiction and mental health service providers

banner with forum title and datesUPDATE 2018-04-09: Registration for the Forum continues to be free. However, the maximum number of service providers eligible for reimbursement for their travel expenses has been reached.

Registration is now open for the 2018 Ontario Problem Gambling and Behavioural Addictions Forum.

This two-day event will be held in Ottawa on June 18th and 19th, at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel.

This forum brings together service providers from across Ontario to learn from leaders in the field about emerging trends and clinical best practices in problem gambling and behavioural addictions treatment.

Addiction and mental health service providers are encouraged to attend this exciting event which is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. There is no fee for registration.

About this conference

Highlights of this year’s event includes (read the full agenda and speaker information):

  • Technology Overuse: Helping Patients and Families to Reconnect and Unplug
  • Lived Experience Panel on Video Gaming
  • Hypersexuality
  • Navigating the Impact of culture
  • Shame, Trauma, and Addiction
  • The Growth of Social Gaming
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia
  • Introduction to Problem Gambling and Behavioural Addictions

Please note that registration in advance is required and space is limited, so please register as soon as possible.

If you work in a problem gambling agency funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, you may qualify for travel reimbursement on a first-come, first-served basis. Find out if your agency qualifies for travel reimbursement.

For more information and to register, please visit Learn.ProblemGambling.ca/forum2018.

Register here: https://learn.problemgambling.ca/forum2018

Note about hotel accommodations

A  limited number of rooms at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel are available at the reduced rate of $179.00/night.  If you wish to arrange for accommodation at the hotel please call 1-800-853-8463.  The block of rooms is listed under the “Problem Gambling Institute”.  The last date for a reduced rate is May 17th, 2018. *Please note that our new policy for travel reimbursements will only cover hotel accommodations at the reduced rate.

If you have any questions or to receive CAMH travel reimbursement please contact Tazyia Lakkotrypis at 416-535-8501 Extension 36331 or email Tazyia [dot] Lakkotrypis [at] camh [dot] ca

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