16th European Federation of Therapeutic Communities

Pathways of Care to Recovery

Dublin Castle, September 20th, 21st and 22nd 2017

CONFERENCE THEMES

Gender, women and families

Treatment in prison and secure environments

Mental health, well-being and intellectual difficulties

 

Wednesday 20th September:

ACTIVITY TIME PRESENTER
Workshop TC Standards 10-1pm

2-5pm

George DeLeon and Rowdy Yates
Site Visits – select one option:

1.     Coolmine Lodge & Coolmine Ashleigh House,

2.     National Drug Treatment Centre

3.     MQI Riverbank (harm reduction services / night café)

10-1pm & 2-5pm
Welcome Reception 19:00 – 21:00 Woodquay Venue

 

Thursday 21st September:

ACTIVITY TIME NOTES
Registration 08:00 – 09.00 Dublin Castle
Opening Address and Welcome 09:00 -10:00 Pauline McKeown
Clinical Governance led Coolmine Dr Joanne Fenton
Minister for Health / Minister of State Drugs Strategy Simon Harris / Catherine Byrne
President of EFTC Presentation to remember Prof. Erik Broekeart Rowdy Yates
Drugs Programme Unit Overview of Ireland’s new National Drug Strategy
Plenary Session 1

 

 

 

 

10:00 – 11:30 Mental Health / Intellectual

Dr Gilberto Gerra

George DeLeon

Dr Eamonn Keenan

Refreshment Break 11.30 – 11.45
Parallel Session 1 11:45 – 1.15
Lunch 13:15 – 14:00
Plenary Session 2 14:00 – 15.30 Gender, Women and Families

Dr Naya Arbiter

Lucy Baldwin

Refreshment Break 15:30 – 15:45
Parallel Session 2 15:45 – 17:15
EFTC General Assembly meeting 18:00 Coolmine House
20:00 Gala Dinner Radisson Hotel Golden Lane

 

Friday 22nd September:

ACTIVITY TIME NOTES
Plenary Session 3 09:15 – 10:45 Prison & secure environment

Rod Mullen

Michael Donnellan (Irish Prison Service)

Refreshment Break 10:45 – 11:00
Parallel Session 3 11:00 – 12:30
Lunch 12:30 – 13:30
Plenary Session 4 13:30 – 15:00
Refreshment Break 15:00 – 15:15
Parallel Session 4 15:15 – 16:30
Closing Ceremony 16:30
Social Event 19:30