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March 2, 2017

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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Addiction and the Family (Addiction Certificate)

March 2 and 3, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Addiction affects everyone in the family. Family system theory suggests that individuals in families cannot interact without impacting the whole. This two-day workshop will explore just how each member may be impacted by addiction. At times, loved ones may resort to using coping skills that are maladaptive and are not helpful to them or to the addicted individual. Family members who have lived with addiction may learn to not feel, not trust and not talk. Working with both family members and the addicted individual can be a challenge. This workshop will provide tools to help facilitate this process in an interactive and practical manner.

Learning objectives

  • Discuss various family theories, including family roles and rules and how addiction can interfere.
  • Learn about various treatment modalities and tools to help support families.
  • Know how to assess substance abuse/dependence in families and provide treatment planning.
  • Investigate how family involvement and recovery can help prevent relapse for both the family members and the addicted individual (including how to support families when the addicted individual is pre-contemplative about changing).
  • Increase knowledge about the various community supports available for family members.
  • CACCF: 6 core and 6 related continuing education hours.

    For more information, visit the Addictions Certificate page.

  • Faculty of Social Work
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Living Water - photo exhibition

    Photos by members of the Foto:RE Collective will be on display March 1 to 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (some weeknights, excluding statutory holidays).

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM Breakin Canadian Culture conference
    The purpose of this conference is to explore the musical art of Hip Hop and it's ability to motivate community engagement, professional development and personal growth through a shared communal learning experience. In a fun and creative way, it will explore Hip Hop in Canada in relations to music therapy, critical pedagogy, storytelling and social entrepreneurship. Some speakers are Sol Guy, Michie Mee, Rich Kidd, Tobi Aji and more! www.breakincanadianculture.ca
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon with pianist St├ęphan Sylvestre

    Every Thursday the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon series, where local, national and international artists perform for the K-W community.

    This week we welcome pianist Stéphan Sylvestre to our series.

    Program includes:

    Fantasie in C major, Op. 17, Robert Schumann
        I    Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen Im Legendenton; Erstes Tempo    
        II   Massig. Durchaus energisch
        III  Langsam getragen

    Miroirs (excerpt), Maurice Ravel
        Oiseaux triste                 
        Une barque sur l’océan
        Alborada del gracioso


    12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Midday Prayers and Teachings

    Join us for midday prayers and teachings by seminary students, faculty and staff each weekday (excluding reading week). A different theme each day.

    • Mondays: Indigenous care for water. Singing and smudging optional.
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Various themes.
    • Thursdays: Yoga.
    • Fridays: Various themes.

     

    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM People of the Book

    Please join us for a Shia Muslim perspective on Jews, Christians, and others noted in the Qur’an.

    Public lecture by Mohammad Ali Shomali, director of the Islamic Centre of England and the founding director of the International Institute for Islamic Studies based in Qom, Iran.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Popularizing the Unpopular: Public History, Canada 150 and Confederation

    Daniel Heidt, PhD, is the visionary and project manager for The Confederation Debates, a public history national legacy initiative for Canada 150. He has published several academic articles and is the co-editor of Two Years Below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yoga Class

    Yoga Class in the Keffer Chapel – open to all. Bring your mat if you have one. If you don't, we can lend one to you.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMAT Math Refresher - Toronto MBA Campus
    Event Description:
    Need a little help in getting back up to speed on core GMAT or GRE math concepts? The Laurier MBA has teamed up with Quantum Test Prep to provide a FREE GMAT math refresher! Register for this event at:www.lauriermba.ca 

    If you are rusty at Math, have some ‘Math anxiety’, or just want to brush up & review your basic Math skills, then we strongly recommend you attend this class.

    The Quantum Pre-GMAT Math Refresher class is designed to help you build a strong foundation in the basic Math skills required on the GMAT exam.

    The workshop is located at Laurier’s Toronto MBA campus at St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre.
    Location Information:
    Toronto - St Andrew's Club and Conference Centre  (View Map)
    150 King St. W. 
    Sun Life Financial Tower
    Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9
    Canada
    Contact Information:
    Email: infotoronto@wlu.ca


    Categories associated with this event:
  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Laurier Free Film Series

    Trick or Treaty (2014)

    This feature documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin (Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance) profiles Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. By tracing the history of their ancestors since the signing of Treaty No. 9, these leaders aim to raise awareness about issues vital to First Nations in Canada: respect for and protection of their lands and their natural resources, and the right to hunt and fish so that their societies can prosper. In recent years, an awareness-raising movement has been surfacing in First Nations communities. In this powerful documentary, those who refuse to surrender are given a chance to speak out.

    The film will be introduced by Jaydene Lavallie. This presentation is part of the series Tracking Shots #3: Aboriginal Film.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Office of Aboriginal Initiatives
  • Office of the Provost and Vice-President: Academic
  • Students' Union

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