1st Int Congress of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Date: 21-Sep-17 to 23-Sep-17
Location: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - ADNEC / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates
Category: Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Conferences & Trade Fairs

This will be the first time for the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) to offer such an educational program in the region and the Middle East This is considered a great chance for the attendees to update their knowledge, stimulate collaboration with each other and exchange experiences with distinguished line-up of experts.

The WAPR Congress is expected to be an exciting venue to hear and discuss the latest scientific advances in all disciplines pertinent to the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. The program aims to encourage the highest possible standards of clinical practice, to increase knowledge and skills about mental disorders and how they can be prevented and treated, to promote mental health, to promote the highest possible ethical standards in psychiatric work, to disseminate knowledge about evidence-based therapies and values-based practice.

The program will feature various psychiatric rehabilitation topics including current rehabilitation services and models of rehabilitation, cognitive remediation / rehabilitation, research in rehabilitation, incorporation of rehabilitation training in current education system, substance use disorders, rehabilitation in major psychiatric disorders. The program will also comprise other mental health related topics including, neurobiological aspects in bipolar disorders, psychopharmacology in bipolar disorders, neurobiological aspects in major depressive disorders.

We hope that this meeting will be of great benefit to all participants in the region, we also hope and trust that you will enjoy your visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and a vibrant and fast-growing city that combines state of the art facilities and infrastructure, as well as glimpse into an ancient and endless fascinating past.

Looking forward to welcome you in the magnificent city of Abu Dhabi during the golden autumn of 2017.

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