“What’s New in Addiction Social Work?” [Volume 3]

Intellectual Disabilities and Substance Use

Nathaniel Uhlman
Addiction Social Work Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use
March 6, 12pm – 1pm
St. Paul’s Hospital, Hurlburt Auditorium

This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives:
1) Understand what is different about substance use disorders in persons with intellectual disabilities
2) Understand why this population experiences worse outcomes and consider how they can be more effectively engaged in service provider encounters

A light lunch will be provided. We strongly encourage guests to RSVP as soon as possible to ensure sufficient food and space. (Please note that you will not need to bring your registration ticket(s) to the event.)


Can’t make it in person? Our lectures are now being streamed live! Register for the webcast here: bit.ly/WNASWweb3

If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].

Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital

Hurlburt Auditorium is located on the 2nd floor of the Providence building.

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