Presenter: Beth A. Rutkowski, MPH
The purpose of this online training is to provide participants with information about methamphetamine and its impact on the user's brain, body, and behavior. The mental health and physical health consequences of methamphetamine use will be presented, including the cognitive impact of methamphetamine use. The presentation will conclude with a discussion on how to implement effective behavioral treatment interventions with people who use methamphetamine, and the necessary adaptations needed to engage and retain people in care. Specific topics will include: (1) the scope of methamphetamine use from a local, regional, and national perspective; (2) methamphetamine and the brain and its impact on cognition; (3) methamphetamine and psychosis/psychiatric co-morbidity; (4) short- and long-term health consequences; (5) the methamphetamine-HIV link; (6) effective, evidence-based behavioral treatments for people with a stimulant use disorder; and (7) methamphetamine treatment outcomes.
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 http://www.psattc.org/.
Continuing Education Units: 4 CEU
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:
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|End Date||12-31-2025 MDT|
|Registration Start Date||07-29-2021 MDT|
|Event Time Zone||MDT|
|Cut Off Date||12-31-2025 MDT|