David Berman Memorial 19th Memorial Conference: Communities of Practice On Concurrent Disorders

David Berman Memorial 19th Memorial Conference: Communities of Practice On Concurrent Disorders


Wednesday May 25, 2011 to Thursday May 26, 2011


12am - 12am


This annual conference aims to create a community of practice among a diverse group of individuals including managers, mental health and addiction counsellors, community health workers, educators, physicians, first responders, psychologists, researchers, consumers and families, and others to share knowledge, experience, and skills in working with people with concurrent disorders.

The conference was established to honour the work of David Berman who was an advocate for concurrent disorders. He worked for seven years at the Strathcona Mental Health Team as a community mental health worker. In 1989, he initiated the Dual Diagnosis Program and became its first director. He passed away in 1991.

1 day $100 incl tax.
2 days $180 incl tax.


Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3
Tel 604-713-1800


Conference Brochure

BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.