Upcoming Conferences & Webinars
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 22 - 25 October 2017 ID: 189
National Dialogues on Behavioral Health 58th Annual Conference
 Location: Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel - Louisiana, LA United States
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http://nationaldialoguesbh.org/
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The National Dialogues on Behavioral Health is the oldest ongoing annual conference on mental health and substance abuse in the United States. Formerly known as the Southern Conference on Mental Health, the first conference was held in 1959. This year the conference is 58 years old. The conference has been described as “a gem in the behavioral health field.” The purpose of the conference is to bring experts, administrators, providers, consumers, family members and advocates together to discuss the cutting edge in the topic of interest with a focus on implementation and “how to do it.” A distinctive feature is the opportunity for extended dialogue and interaction among the participants.
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 23 - 24 October 2017 ID: 187
Trends and Challenges of a 21st Century Child
 Location: International Convention Centre Sydney (ICCS) - Sydney, NSW Australia
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https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/trends-and-challenges-of-the-21st-century-child-tickets-33512371405
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As leaders in parenting services, Karitane offers professional development and training to healthcare professionals; including nannies, childcare workers, nurses, psychologists and others across Australia. We are proud to present the 'Trends and Challenges for the 21st Century Child' Conference in October 2017 which will feature world renowned experts and offer an exclusive, unique experiential learning environment for attendees.
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 2 - 5 November 2017 ID: 176
World Congress of Mental Health of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)
 Location: The Ashok Hotel - India,
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http://www.wfmhindia.com/
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Being hosted in this region for the first time, the World Congress of Mental Health is emerging as a major event. A large number of delegates are expected to participate representing all stakeholders across sectors including psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, other health professionals, social workers, experts from the field of public health, policy and health laws, service users and caregivers, community leaders as well as representatives of government, and non-government bodies. Befittingly, the theme of the Congress is Partnerships for Mental Health. The Congress has received wide support from several national and international bodies as well as public figures and opinion leaders. With an outstanding scientific programme that shall include eminent international faculty, topical debates and discussions, public and media events and wide participation, the Congress is expected to leave a significant and lasting impact. We invite you to join us at this important event to participate and take forward the message of Partnerships for Mental Health. Tracks & Sub-themes Mental Health Across the Lifespan | Neuroscience and Psychiatry | Psychosocial Rehabilitation | Public Mental Health, Policy and Leadership | Contemporary Human Challenges & Mental Health | Mental Health at the Workplace | Holistic Mental Health and Well Being | Mental Health in Primary Care | Integrated and Collaborative Care
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 22 November 2017 ID: 186
Peer-Led Paradigm Shift Seminar: International peer leaders discuss outcomes-focused responses to mental distress
 Location: Wellington tbc - Wellington, New Zealand
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https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/peer-led-paradigm-shiftnseminar-international-peer-leaders/wellington
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PeerZone invites you to hear peer leaders from the USA, Australia and New Zealand talk about peer-led and humane alternatives to standard service delivery. This seminar will be of interest to people with mental distress as well as those who deliver services and support in the mental health sector, social development, education, primary health and justice. Speakers: • Steven Morgan, USA on Intentional Peer Support. • Flick Grey, Australia on Open Dialogue. • Mary O'Hagan, New Zealand on PeerZone. • Adrienne Giacon, New Zealand on Hearing Voices Network Aotearoa NZ. • Jenny Speed, Australia on Emotional CPR
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 28 - 30 November 2017 ID: 144
"From the Outside Looking In" - British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society's 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering
 Location: Victoria Conference Centre - Victoria, BC Canada
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http://bcands2017gathering.com/
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The BCANDS 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering seeks to bring together a diverse representation of disability and health related stakeholders over a three day period to learn, inform, share, collaborate and create new and expanded partnerships to assist in addressing the barriers facing Indigenous individuals and families living with a disability. This includes community and organizational leadership, government representatives, individuals and families living with a disability, service providers and others, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The BCANDS 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering will be held in Victoria, British Columbia in November 2017, complimenting the 3rd anniversary of the recognition and proclamation of Aboriginal Disability Awareness Month within the province.
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 23 - 25 May 2018 ID: 191
ICIC18 - 18th International Conference on Integrated Care, Utrecht: Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care
 Location: NBC Congress Centre - Utrecht, Netherlands,
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https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/icic18-18th-international-conference-on-integrated-care-utrecht
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The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. Abstract Submission The scientific committee for this conference has been established from international experts who are leading n the field of integrated care policy and practice, and they are now accepting paper submissions on the science, knowledge and adoption of Integrated Care and specifically relating to the conference themes until Monday, 20 November. The paper should take the form of an abstract of not more than 500 words. Abstract Submission Guidelines are available to download from the conference website.
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 28 - 30 May 2018 ID: 184
Australia and New Zealand Addiction Conference
 Location: QT Gold Coast Hotel - Surfers Paradise, QLD Australia
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https://addictionaustralia.org.au/
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The 4th annual conference will cover a broad range of topics that will include prevention, treatment, systematic responses, behaviours, mental health and harm reduction in relation to all types of addiction. The program will include emerging trends and the various addictive habits of alcohol and other drugs, gambling, internet, sex, gaming, food, shopping, pyromania, kleptomania to name a few. The conference promotes and encourages participation from all parts of the sector towards a shared appreciation of what medical, psychosocial and peer based approaches offer, through the experiences of service users, clinicians and researchers alike. Presenters are encouraged to focus on not only what they have discovered but also on how delegates can apply their learnings.
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 28 May 2018   -  1 June 2018 ID: 181
IIMHL & IIDL Leadership Exchange 2018
 Location: Details to be confirmed - Stockholm, Sweden
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