We just want send a reminder about the 2008 International Addictions Summit in Melbourne next 10-12 July.
With over 30,000 international visits to our website and registrations coming in we are expecting a full house!
The aim of this Summit is to Advance Theory, Research, Policy and Practice.
Provocative keynote addresses and interactive presentations will be conducted by renowned leaders in the field addiction:
William Miller – On the Nature of Addiction: Beyond Brain Disease
Carlo DiClemente – Searching for Mechanisms of Change in All the Wrong Places
Howard Shaffer – When is Addiction, Addiction?
Alex Blaszczynski – Pathological Gambling: Versace or The Emperor’s Clothes?
Steve Allsop – Influencing Addiction Policy: The Risks of Swimming with the Crocodiles
Doug Sellman – Addiction: The Price We Pay for Knowing the Meaning of Life
Thomas McLellan – Addiction Treatment: A Failing Industry with a Bright Future
Carlo DiClemente – Addiction and Change: Matching Interventions to the Process of Change
David Hodgins – Fundamentals of Gambling Problems and their Treatment
William Miller – Introduction Motivational Interviewing: The Basics
Theresa Moyers – Using Client Language to Improve MI Practice: An Advanced Workshop for Practitioners
Allan Zuckoff – Engaging the Difficult-to-Engage: Motivation, Change and Co-Existing Disorders
More information and on line registration can be found at: www.addictionsummit.org
Dr Joel Porter
Pacific Centre for Motivation & Change, Ltd.