Upcoming Conference: The Western Canadian Conference on Trauma and Addictions

The goal of this conference is to provide professionals with training that focuses on developing new skills, techniques and interventions that allow front-line professionals to enhance their skill set and improve client outcomes. Over the past 20 years, this annual conference has trained over 13,000 front-line mental health professionals.


  • 9 Internationally Renowned Experts
  • 9 Full Day Workshops
  • 9 Imperative topics focusing on addictions and trauma


  • Current Science of Addiction and Recovery: Dispelling the Stigma

  • Trauma and Attachment Across the Lifespan: Neurological Building Blocks, Defining Trauma and Attachment, Trauma and Brain Development
  • Always Turned On: Understanding and Treating Sexual and Porn Addiction in the Digital Age
  • Love and Relationship Addiction
  • Harm Reduction, The Disease Theory, and Trauma
  • The Cannabis Primer: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
  • Childhood Trauma, Addiction and PTSD: Treatment Strategies and Interventions
  • Working with Compulsive and Self-Endangering Behaviours in Trauma Survivors
  • Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: Relational Strategies to Treat Challenging Trauma Clients
  • Vicarious Traumatization

For more information, or to register,  visit http://www.jackhirose.com/workshop/trauma/