Conference 2016

The 2016 30th Anniversary ATCA Conference marked a significant milestone in the ATCA history.  The theme, “Come sit together” marked the conferences as a gathering, which was held in Melbourne on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people, members of the Kulin Nation, whose culture and traditions remain strong. For many years, the Australasian Therapeutic Community… Continue reading Conference 2016

Conference 2015

The 2015 conference theme was ‘Partnerships in Treatment,’ which focused on the numerous partnerships that are integral in providing a therapeutic community, which includes the client, their families and support networks, including the health boards, justice and corrections departments, community agencies, bi-cultural & multicultural relationships. Conference presentations are now available to view and download.  Please… Continue reading Conference 2015

Conference 2014

ATCA Conference 13 – 16 October 2014 Conference Handbook ATCA Presentations The 2014 conference presentations that are currently available are linked below as PDF presentations. Day 1 Tuesday 14 October Longitudinal trajectories of heroin use – Professor Maree Teesson Treatment of Co-existing Depression and Substance Use – Professor Amanda Baker Therapeutic Communities in Europe –… Continue reading Conference 2014

Conference 2013

ATCA Conference 2013 – Gold Coast, Qld 14 – 18 October 2013 Conference Handbook ATCA Presentations The conference presentations are linked below as PDF presentations.Please note, not all the speakers have given permission for their presentations to be used. Tuesday, 15 October 2013 Rowdy Yates Dr Lynda Berends A/Prof David Best Roger Nicholas Anna Nelson… Continue reading Conference 2013

Conference 2011

ATCA Conference 2011 – Perth 30th May – 2 June 2011 ATCA Conference Program (PDF ~27MB)Advance NoticeRegistration FormHotel Booking FormSponsorship ProspectusProfessional WorkshopsConference PresentationWA Site Visits Flyer ATCA Presentations Andrew Biven – The Impact of AOD Use on Mental Health Conditions and Medications Carol Daws – Brief Intervention for Smoking Cessation in Substance Use Treatment Carolyn… Continue reading Conference 2011

Conference 2009

2009 – Canberra 14th – 17th September with Professional Development Workshops following on 18th & 19th September Conference Program Conference Presentations Bob Jacobs – Being an educated consumer of ADHD research Bob Jacobs – Celebrate Don’t Medicate Buttery – Cohesion on a Culture of Change Carolyn Stubley – WHOS RTOD Christine Fejo-King – Aboriginal Knowledge… Continue reading Conference 2009