- 21 October 2021Talking Point 15 September 2021: Compassion in healthcare - are we on track or is there more that can be done? Presented by Dr Debbie LingPresented by Dr Debbie Ling
What does the current evidence tell us about the state of compassion in healthcare? Are we in the midst of a compassion crisis in Australia?
- 23 August 2021Talking Point: Predictors of cognitive functioning in presentations to addiction neuropsychology: Are we paying enough attention to modifiable risk factors?Presented by Dr James Gooden
This talk highlights some of the common presentations to our addiction neuropsychology service and discusses the role of potentially modifiable risk factors for cognitive impairment in individuals with AOD histories.
- 5 July 2021Presented by Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin
Currently there are no approved pharmacotherapies for methamphetamine dependence.
- 10 May 2021Dr Sarah Callinan presents results from two studies conducted during 2020 on how drinking habits were changing during the pandemic.
- 1 December 2020Talking Point: Reducing drug-related harms and improving mental health among people released from incarceration: a case for continuity of carePresented by Dr Jesse Young, this seminar will present findings on service use patterns and health outcomes for people with mental health and substance use disorders released from prison generated from several of the largest cohort studies to link routinely collected administrative health and justice data, globally. Implications for policy and practice will be discussed.
- 8 October 2020Talking Point: “Pushing away your poison”: using cognitive training to improve client outcomes in addiction treatmentPresented by Associate Professor Victoria Manning, you will learn about a new type of brain-training that addresses the subconscious drivers of addictive behaviours, called cognitive bias modification (CBM). Hear about the launch of a brand-new, personalised-CBM smartphone app designed to reduced alcohol craving and consumption that Turning Point & Monash researchers are about to trial.
- 26 April 2019Bryce D McLeod, Ph.D., Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, shares common elements of family therapy for adolescents experiencing substance problems.
- 10 April 2019Since 1996, internet addiction has been scientifically researched as a process addictive behaviour. This presentation by Olatz Lopez Fernandez PhD aims to show the evolution of this new addiction problem.
- 11 December 2018What does the existing evidence tell us about the design of an effective alcohol and drug treatment system?
- 8 October 2018SafeScript provides health professionals with access to their patients’ prescription history for high-risk medicines.