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The ATTC Network proudly presents a core curriculum training package to provide information about central nervous system stimulants and their impact on brain, body, and behavior. Prepared by members of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, Stimulant Workgroup, the training covers (1) the scope of stimulant use in the United States and beyond; (2) stimulants and the brain and impact of use on cognition; (3) stimulant use and psychosis; (4) short- and long-term physical and mental health consequences of stimulant use and considerations for specific populations; (5) the intersection of stimulant use and HIV risk; and (6) effective evidence-based behavioral treatment interventions and recovery supports for people with a stimulant use disorder.The national core curriculum includes two modalities:
Face-to-Face Curriculum: Daylong introductory level training of Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior – Best Practices and Approaches for Effective Treatment and Recovery
Live Virtual Three-Hour Condensed Curriculum: Three-part overview of Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior – Best Practices and Approaches for Effective Treatment and Recovery
Daylong Curriculum Learning objectives:
At the end of the daylong Stimulant 101 training, participants will be able to:
Three-Hour Virtual Overview
Core Curriculum content provided in three 1-hour sessions:
Part 1: Stimulants -What are they and who uses them? Part 2: Impact of Stimulant Use on the Brain and Body Part 3: Effective Treatment Approaches and Recovery Supports
Training materials for the full day and three-part virtual training are only available to those trainers who have been trained by an ATTC. However, anyone can download the reference list used in the curriculum. If you would like to learn more or request a training, click on the button below that fits your need.
Conference Keynote Presentation: Stimulant Use: Current Trends, Impact on the Brain and Body, and Implications for Treatment
Stimulant Use: Current Trends, Impact on the Brain and Body, and Implications for Treatment from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
Keynote Learning Objectives: At the end of this keynote presentation, participants will be able to:
Gender Differences and Stimulant Use from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
At the end of the module, participants will be able to:
Polysubstance among stimulant users: Course, complications and the clinical pictures from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
Overview of Recovery and Recovery Supports from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
Stimulant Use in Rural Areas: Considerations for Treatment and Recovery Service Providers from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
Stimulant Use Among African Americans from ATTC Network on Vimeo.
At the end of this module, participants will be able to: