Stimulants in an Opiate World: SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE

Fri Jan 01, 2021 - Fri Dec 31, 2021

Funding for this training was made possible, in part, by the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9, cooperative agreement 1H79 TI080211-02 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. To learn more about the Pacific Southwest ATTC visit their website at

Presented by:
Adrienne Renwick, M.A., LCPC, LCADC and Sandy Lowery, LCSW, LCADC

Aftercare planning for participants who have completed long term treatment, with a focus on re-entry into the community. An aftercare plan is the plan and resources to help a recovering person cope with triggers, stress, and cravings, when treatment is over.

Learning Objectives
Participants will understand changing trends on the use of stimulants and opiates.
Participants will understand the pharmacological properties of stimulants and the effects of stimulants on the central nervous system and the brain.
Participants will understand the specific treatment challenges associated with the use of opiates versus the use of stimulants.
Participants will become aware of myths associated with stimulant use.
Participants will identify their own biases about stimulant users.
Participants will explore the impact of agency policy on client access to care.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 4
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations


  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.


Date 01-01-2021 PDT
End Date 12-31-2021 PDT
Registration Start Date 08-20-2021
Event Time Zone PDT
Cut off date 12-31-2021
Individual Price $60.00