Treating co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders using tools from CBT

When: Friday 29 April, 1 – 2 PM (AEST) 11AM – 12PM AWST

Presenter: Jo Cassar (Clinical Psychologist, The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney)

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

– Recognise the importance of assessing for substance use when a client presents with a mental health disorder;
– Use some key tools from CBT such as cognitive restructuring and activity scheduling with clients presenting with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders;
– Understand some common challenges associated with developing activities for behaviour change when working with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.

About the presenter:
Jo Cassar is a clinical psychologist who for 14 years has worked in both research and clinical settings. She currently works on the COPE-A Study at The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use as a therapist treating young people with substance use issues and trauma. Jo also works in private practice and enjoys the balance of research and broader clinical work.

Register: https://bit.ly/3NY5CYT

Event Details

April 29 - April 29
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Alcohol & Other Drugs

Organizer Details

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