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Contingency Management and Stimulant Use Webinar Series Session 2: The Impact of Stimulants


This training is designed build on the understanding of different types of stimulants, where they come from and how they impact our communities in different ways than other drugs. This training will explore the unique challenges when treating people with stimulant use disorder. The training will discuss the physical, cognitive, and psychological effects of stimulants. The second training will also begin to explore the behavioral treatments that are effective and our evidence based to treat stimulant use disorders such as contingency management. The webinar will put a specific emphasis on the importance implementation of contingency management as well as organizational readiness.


At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Develop specific strategies to support clinicians working with clients ways to enhance traditional treatment models and clinical approaches to adapt to the most current neuroscience and research to treat stimulant  use disorders in more effective ways.
  2. Identify how different stimulants impact clients differently especially from other drugs and build the confidence and capacity of addiction treatment providers and professionals who treat people with stimulant use disorders.
  3.  Utilize effective client centered strategies to address Stimulant Use Disorders while supporting personal recovery and prevention.



Professionals in the Behavior Health field


Nicholas Szubiak, MSW, LCSW

Nick brings more than 20 years of experience in direct service, administration, and clinical experience to the healthcare field. He is the Principal of NSI Consulting, an organization that provides support to integrated healthcare environments. Nick is the former Assistant Vice-President of Addiction and Recovery at the National Council for Behavioral Health. He has provided technical assistance, consultation and training toward bi-directional integration of behavioral health and primary care, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), SBIRT, measurement-based care, and population health management. His experience includes MAT implementation, FQHC integration models and partnerships, trauma-informed care, recovery-oriented systems of care, health homes, and developing high-functioning teams to provide integrated care to the communities they serve. His expertise also involves systems change management, leadership development, and supervisory skills. Nick is known for his heartfelt presentations and has sat on various expert panels, partnering with many organizations as a subject matter expert. Nick is an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii, Myron B. Thomas School of Social Work. He earned his master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University.         


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Starts: Jul. 30, 2024 11:00 am
Ends: Jul. 30, 2024 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
July 30, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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