Childhood & Adolescent addictions 2012

Venue: Hallam conference centre

Location: london, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Mar 20, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 21, 2012
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Benefits of attending Child and Adolescent Addiction 2012:

• Gain a comprehensive overview of current trends in adolescent substance misuse including drugs, alcohol and smoking
• Understand the neurobiology of addictions in young people by exploring the relationship between drugs, alcohol and the developing brain
• Review the relationship between teenage girls, addiction and sexual health
• Increase knowledge of current trends in treatment approaches and relapse prevention techniques and strategies
• Evaluate the different support available for child and adolescent addiction in various settings including youth support services in local communities, inner city environments and the prison setting
• Examine difficult issues in interactive workshops including: prescribing for young people with substance misuse issues, comorbidity in substance-using youth, adolescent drug use and pregnancy and family interventions in young people with substance misuse issues
• Share and exchange ideas with the leading practitioners in the field

Who should attend?
Child and Adolescent Addictions 2012 will be of particular interest to the following:
• Specialists in child and adolescent psychiatry
• Specialists in addiction
• Substance misuse workers
• Specialists in psychology
• Specialists in psychotherapy
• General practitioners with an interest in addictions
• Community mental health teams
• Psychiatric nurses
• Community nurses
• Child protection nurses
• Counsellors
• Service managers
• Policy advisors
• Drug action team managers
• Drug and alcohol action teams
• Local addiction teams
• Local authority representatives
• Youth justice teams
• Sexual health organisations