What to Expect at iCAAD Dublin

Resilience and Change at iCAAD Dublin

A motivational and inspiring working group conference Offering an inspired synthesis of therapeutic and clinical care models. What you can expect:

The idea behind the day is that we will follow and focus on the core theme: “Resilience and Change”. Presenters and participants alike will examine the statement: ‘Research shows that it is absolutely possible to recover from trauma and addiction’.

The mornings keynote speaker, Judy Crane – a world renowned trauma expert from the United States, will lead the discussions and indeed set the scene for the day itself.

We will hear more from professionals and academics from within different specialities in the Behavioural Mental & Emotional (BME) fields, and hear how they treat trauma and addiction specifically within their own areas of expertise.

Members of the panels will explain how the working groups will collaborate and discuss the relevant case study. Then with the help of the local and global experts we will develop some realistic care plans and sustainable collaborations for professionals and carers involved in helping individuals suffering with trauma and addiction.

Participants will receive resources, tools and information on:

Learning from our keynote speakers, panellists, facilitators and most importantly each other, we will address and add to the research that shows it is absolutely possible to recover from trauma and addiction.

  • Intergenerational trauma and addiction,

  • Trauma assessment & response ,

  • Dual diagnosis ( addiction and mental health )

Behind The Meadows Behavioral Healthcare

The Meadows was created as an addiction treatment center more than 40 years ago at a former dude ranch in the lush Sonoran desert northwest of Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. The Meadows name came from a piece of property when a group from Minnesota was looking for a spot to develop a treatment center for alcoholic executives. Conrad Schmitt was sent to scout the area and to look at a location in North Central Arizona, which had the word “Meadows” in the name. Although the site was not satisfactory, the name “Meadows” was carried forward as the name for the center that was eventually established in Wickenburg, Arizona.

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HOOKED: It’s about ‘us’ not ‘them’

We are fortunate enough to be holding our Voices of Fashion on Mental Health event this Thursday 6 December at the Science Gallery London, which is part of King’s College London. Whilst there all of our guests will be able to view the exhibition HOOKED which, due to immense popularity, has extended it’s running time until the 29 January 2019.

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