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Overview of Contingency Management in Native Communities

Overview of Contingency Management in Native Communities

Sponsored and Hosted By: 
California Department of Health Care Services (CA DHCS), Opioid and Stimulant Implementation Support‐Training and Technical Assistance (OASIS‐TTA)‐MAT Expansion Project, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (UCLA ISAP), Kauffman and Associates, Inc., Washington State University, PRISM Collaborative, and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9 (PSATTC) 

Michael G. McDonell, Ph.D., and Katherine Hirchak, Ph.D., M.H.P.A. 

Training Description: This two‐hour live virtual training provides an overview of the theory and evidence of Contingency Management (CM) within Native communities. We will review the essential ingredients  of  an  effective  CM  intervention,  cultural  adaption  of  CM,  and  compliance  issues. This training is ideal for those interested in the basics of CM and how to adapt CM for use with Indigenous communities. 

Learning Objectives: 

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

1. Recall two (2) ways operant conditioning is used in Contingency Management

2. Identify at least two (2) research findings supporting the use of Contingency Management as an intervention for substance use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

3. Apply at least two (2) strategies to adapt contingency in their community

4. Explain two (2) requirements of a federally compliant Contingency Management program. 

Continuing Education Credits: 

The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of two (2.0) continuing education credits/contact hours (CEs/CEHs). UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. UCLA ISAP is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (Provider #64812). UCLA ISAP maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Course meets the qualifications for two (2) hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. UCLA ISAP is also an approved provider of continuing education for RADTs I/II, CADCs‐CASs, CADCs I/II, CADCs‐ CSs, and LAADCs (CCAPP, #2N‐00‐445‐1121), CATCs (ACCBC/CAADE, #CP 40 872 C 0822), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151). CE credit will be awarded at the conclusion of the training. Partial credit will not be available for those participants who arrive late or leave early. Continuing education credit will be awarded within 4‐6 weeks following completion of the live virtual training. 


Starts: Sep. 23, 2021 2:00 pm
Ends: Sep. 23, 2021 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline
September 17, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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