UKESAD 2008

May 20, 2008: UKESAD 2008: EVALUATION FORM
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AN EXTRA CHANCE TO COMPLETE YOUR FORM AND GAIN IC&RC CEUs Simply download the form by clicking: Download evaluation_form_ukesad_2008.pdf Then complete and post to: ARF - UKESAD evaluation form 193 Victoria Street London SW1E 5NE

May 1, 2008: UKESAD 2008
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MENU Just click here. Download ukesad_menu.pdf There are a few vegetarian meals, for those who reserved them.

May 1, 2008: UKESAD 2008
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FLOOR PLAN To see who is exhibiting, and where to find refreshments, click here. Download floor_planukesad.pdf

May 1, 2008: UKESAD 2008
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POCKET PROGRAMME Just click on pdf here. Download ukesad_pocket_programme_2008.pdf .

March 27, 2008: RECLAIMING LIVES: BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY
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OPENING PLENARY for UKESAD 2008 Chair: Dr Brian Iddon MP with Baroness Massey, Martin Lee, Dr Barry Karlin Aspirations for treatment goals from a political angle, from a prisons and probation view, from the chair of the National Treatment Agency...

March 27, 2008: CREATING A FAVOURABLE POLICY CLIMATE FOR RECOVERY AND SELF CHANGE
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Kathy Gyngell and Andy Horwood demonstrate how to analyse the dynamic between objectives and performance targets of government drugs and alcohol policy, identify policy prerequisites for expansion and growth of ‘quality’ treatment, and discuss the contribution to policy planning and...

March 27, 2008: AN INSPECTOR CALLS:
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THE VALUE OF STANDARDS/ACCREDITATION At the end of the presentations by Jeff Wilbee of IC&RC, Nikki Migas of Carf and David Finney of CSCI , attendees will be able to apply standards to running a successful service, value outcomes, and...

March 27, 2008: RESEARCH: LONG-TERM RECOVERY SUCCESSES
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RESEARCH UPDATES: SURVEY RESULTS, IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS inc PROFESSIONALS IN RECOVERY Dr David Best and Dr John Marsden catch up with the latest research on long-term recovery successes, including the NTA-commissioned research on Pofessionals in Recovery led by Dr Best....

March 27, 2008: USING EMPIRICAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED FINDINGS...
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... TO ACHIEVE BETTER TREATMENT OUTCOMES WITH LIMITED RESOURCES Gerald Shulman reveals how to apply knowledge from evidence-based and empirical sources to improve treatment outcomes, often at little or no extra cost. Expand levels of care, provide more individualised treatment,...

March 27, 2008: ASAM SUMMIT AT UKESAD 2008
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THE ROLE OF DOCTORS IN THE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH ADDICTION Chaired by Dr Andrea Barthwell, with Dr Michael Miller (us), Dr Michael Wilks (Europe), Dr Mike McPhillips (uk) Doctors have opportunities for powerful interventions – but too often waste...

March 27, 2008: PROFESSOR PETER FRIEDMANN TO SPEAK AT UKESAD
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Linking Addiction Treatment with Other Medical and Psychiatric Systems This session by Professor Peter Friedmann is vital for practitioners in multidisciplinary teams. Attendees will be able to: list barriers to optimal linkage, summarise the benefits of linked services and discuss...

March 22, 2008: PROFESSOR CARLO DICLEMENTE TO SPEAK AT UKESAD
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Carlo C DiClemente PhD... is professor and chair - Department of Psychology, University of Maryland. Carlo DiClemente is the co-developer with Dr James Prochaska of the Transtheoretical Model of behaviour change, widely known as the Stages of Change. He is...

March 22, 2008: PROFESSOR ALAN MARLATT TO SPEAK AT UKESAD
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G Alan Marlatt PhD... is professor of Psychology and director of the Addictive Behaviors Research Center at the University of Washington. He is an internationally recognised psychologist in the field of addiction, and has served as a visiting faculty member...