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Stimulant Use Disorders and Their Impact on Brain and Behavior: Best Practices and Approaches for Effective Treatment & Recovery

This 3-hour live virtual training will provide participants with introductory level instruction on the treatment of methamphetamine and cocaine use disorders. The training will be divided into three sections. Part 1 will focus on stimulants – what are they and who uses them?; Part 2 will focus on the impact of stimulant use on the brain and body; and Part 3 will focus on effective treatment approaches and recovery supports.

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

1. Apply an understanding of national patterns and trends in stimulant use.

2. Describe three key differences between cocaine and methamphetamine.

3. Recognize physical and cognitive impact associated with stimulant use.

4. Recommend two specific behavioral treatment interventions.

Credit: The San Francisco Department of Public Health, Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
BHS designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 
Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In addition to physicians, credit is also available for pharmacists, psychologists, nurses, physician assistants, licensed behavioral health clinicians and drug abuse counselors.
UCLA Credit: The training course meets the qualifications for the provision of three (3.0) 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 three (3.0) 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, 
#CP40 872 C 0822), and CAODCs (CADTP, #151). 

Starts: Mar. 18, 2021 8:30 am
Ends: Mar. 18, 2021 11:45 am
Registration Deadline
March 15, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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