Unless otherwise noted, daytime courses are held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and evening courses are held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please check where the course is being offered to ensure the correct time schedule. Registration will be confirmed once AFM has received payment for the course.
ABORIGINAL PEOPLE AND ADDICTIONS: WHAT ARE THE ISSUES?
The purpose of this course is to enhance the competency of helpers working with Aboriginal populations in the area of prevention and treatment of substance using and gambling behaviours for Aboriginal people and their communities. See Details
AGING AND ADDICTIONS
Aging and addictions provides an opportunity to increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the issues related to older adults and their experiences of alcohol, drugs and gambling.
CONTINUUM OF RECOVERY
Continuum of Recovery provides participants with an overview of the components and principles of the Continuum of Recovery Model. This course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals in planning, implementing and monitoring their recovery plans. Depending on the circumstances, recovery plans can include harm reduction.
FAMILIES AND ADDICTIONS
Families and Addictions provides a knowledge base of the addictive process in family systems and the recovery needs of family members. This course will provide participants with an introduction to the effects of addiction and recovery on family systems. The course will also provide an introduction to strategies and resources that are helpful to families experiencing stress related to living with addiction.
FAMILY VIOLENCE AND ADDICTIONS
Family Violence and Addiction provides an overview of addiction problems and family violence, their coexistence and the implications for identification and referral.
FUNDAMENTALS OF ADDICTIONS
Fundamentals of Addiction provides participants with foundational knowledge necessary for an understanding of the field of addictions, specifically relating to alcohol, other drugs and gambling. This course will provide the fundamental knowledge from the addictions field that is common to all of the specific focus area within the field, such as gender-specific programming, services for youth, seniors and Aboriginal people. It also includes a section on Pharmacology. The course provides an introduction and a base on which to build further knowledge and skills. See Details
PHARMACOLOGY OF MOOD ALTERING DRUGS
Pharmacology of Mood Altering Drugs is designed to assist participants in furthering their knowledge of the effects of psychoactive substances.
UNDERSTANDING GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BEHAVIOUR
Understanding Gambling and Gambling Behaviour provides information about gambling behaviour from non-problematic to problematic and how it affects individuals and significant others. Explore various screening and assessment tools and strategies to work with individuals experiencing a problem with gambling.
WOMEN AND SUBSTANCE USE
Women and Substance Use provides an overview of the substance use issues affecting women in our society.
YOUTH, SUBSTANCE USE AND GAMBLING: UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES AND KNOWING HOW TO RESPOND
Youth, Substance use and Gambling provides participants with an understanding of the issues and best practices pertaining to youth substance use and gambling, as well as the best practices when working with youth around prevention and early intervention. See Details