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701.Th Neurobiology of Addiction

A new counselor workshop to understand the role that brain chemistry plays in addictions with a review of brain structure and basic brain chemistry; discussion of effects of substance abuse and the progression that chemical dependency has on the brain; implications for treatment and client education; current and emerging brain chemistry research is highlighted. Several small group exercises will allow for practical applications to be practiced that you can bring back to your clients and colleagues.
•Learn the major neurotransmitters involved in learning, memory and addiction;
•Review brain structure, developmental issues, and the lasting effects of substances of abuse as well as gambling addiction; and
•Learn the latest developments in brain research and its relevance to addiction and treatment.

Starts: Jun. 7, 2018 12:00 am
Ends: Jun. 7, 2018 12:00 am
Registration Deadline
June 7, 2018
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