CAMH Addiction Rounds: Substance-related and addictive disorders in adults with developmental disabilities

On Friday, April 24, 2015, CAMH's Addictions Rounds presented a webinar titled, "Substance-related and addictive disorders (SRAD) in Ontario adults with developmental disabilities (DD)."

In this webinar you will:

  • Learn about the estimated prevalence of SRAD in this population;
  • Learn about the demographic, clinical, and utilization profiles of those with DD and SRAD compared with other groups;
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of findings based on administrative data.

To watch this webinar click here. EENet is pleased to present this webinar as part of our partner series.

The presenters

  • Robert Balogh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science.
    Dr. Balogh is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He has experience in the use of large administrative databases to study disparities in health and health service use among people with developmental disabilities.
  • Elizabeth Lin croppedElizabeth Lin, Ph.D., Independent Scientist, Provincial System Support Program, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Adjunct Faculty, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    Dr. Lin is a health services researcher in the PSSP at CAMH. Her specialty is using large databases, like household surveys and health administrative data, to describe how Ontarians use mental health and addictions services and to highlight areas where service delivery might be improved.
  • Yona LunskyYona LunskyYona Lunsky, Ph.D., C.Psych, Clinician Scientist, Underserved Populations Program, CAMH
    Dr. Lunsky has extensive experience conducting clinical and health systems research on health issues and developmental disabilities. She is also the co-author on the Canadian primary care and developmental disabilities consensus guidelines and has advised Ontario policy makers on developmental disability legislation, the dual diagnosis policy guidelines, and the standardized assessment of support needs for adults with developmental disabilities in Ontario.

Addictions Round 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.