Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 and in keeping with social distancing strategies outlined to Manitobans by public health officials, we will be cancelling the following AFM courses:
Youth Substance Use and Gambling – March 18, 19, 2020
Families and Addictions – April 8, 9, 2020
An update with new course dates to come. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.
The AFM/ACCP courses are available for registration.
Course payments can be processed in the following ways:
- Over the Phone – We accept credit card payments over the phone. Please contact 204-944-6260.
- Online – Please follow the usual process for online course registration and you will be prompted to the online payment process.
- In Person – We are accepting in person payments (including cash and debit) at 4-491 Portage from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Please note, we do not have visitor parking at this location. There is nearby paid parking and a 15-minute loading zone in front of the building.
Unless otherwise noted, daytime courses are held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and evening courses are held from
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 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.
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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.
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
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: SUBSTANCE USE AND GAMBLING
This course provides participants with an opportunity to enhance competencies when working with Indigenous populations in the area of prevention and treatment of substance use and gambling behaviours.
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.
This course provides participants with an overview of the concepts and principles of the Recovery-Oriented System of Care (ROSC). Participants will gain knowledge and learn skills to assist individuals in planning, implementing and monitoring their recovery plans. See Details
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
This course provides participants with an understanding of the issues pertaining to youth substance use, gambling and best practices when working with youth around prevention and early intervention. See Details