Understanding Substance Use

Understanding Substance Use

Level One Core QoC Workshop Series

This interactive and engaging workshop series will cover information about and related to substance use, including viewing substance use on a continuum, substance use effects, how people make change, treatment options in Ontario, stamping out stigma, and recovery concepts. We will also review abstinence and harm reduction approaches. Additionally, the second session of this series will contain a presentation and Q&A with a family member with lived experience.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to or a refresher of addiction concepts.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of substance use.
  • Explore work through a concurrent disorder lens.
  • Opportunity to learn from each other.
  • Team building.

Participant Testimonials

“A fantastic program.”

“As someone with a social work background but not much experience working with substance use, things were still taught and discussed in a clear way, and I was able to gain so much knowledge and understanding from this course.”

“Good mix between lecture and interaction with other participants.”

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