This webinar will describe how technology can best fit into the pathway of care for people experiencing mental ill-health and substance use issues and summarise the latest evidence for using technology in clinical practice of addictions treatment.
The information in this webinar is current as at December, 2015.
Who is this webinar for?
Professionals who work with young people mental health services, primary care settings and specialised alcohol and other drug service settings.
What will you learn in this webinar?
The potential of eHealth in the treatment of addictive disorders
A detailed understanding of three evidence-based eHealth treatments for addictive disorders
Service models for incorporating eHealth into mental health and addictions treatment.
Frances Kay-Lambkin, Associate Professor, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
Frances Kay-Lambkin is Associate Professor at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and is a lecturer in the Faculty of Health at the University of Newcastle.
For more than 15 years, Frances has worked in a clinical research capacity in the areas of: psychotic disorders, depression, personality disorders and substance use issues. As a psychologist, she has extensive experience in cognitive–behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques. Frances has led several large randomised clinical trials that use technology to deliver psychological treatments to people experiencing mental ill-health and substance use issues, and has successfully translated these treatments into clinical practice. Her vision is to ensure that high-quality, evidence-based interventions are accessible to everyone experiencing co-occurring substance use and mental health issues.