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Contingency Management and Stimulant Use Webinar Series Session 1: Foundations

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This webinar will provide a foundational structure of understanding stimulant use disorders and will begin with connecting the neuroscience of addiction with a specific focus on stimulants and the impact drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine have on the brain. The first webinar will also address the impact of policy and historical treatment approaches and an exploration of the dynamics of stigma and discrimination as primary barriers in addiction care. This webinar will set a base of shared understanding that will facilitate the introduction and implementation of contingency management and other evidence-based practice is effective for the treatment of stimulant use disorder. The the training will also incorporate trauma informed care (TIC), and recovery-oriented systems of care (ROSC) approaches.


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

  1. Explore 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. Learn how understanding addiction as a chronic health condition can enhance implementing and the utilization of evidenced based interventions such as trauma informed care (TIC) and recovery-oriented systems of care (ROSC) and support evidenced based approaches like contingency management.
  3. Utilize effective client centered strategies to address SUDs while supporting personal recovery and prevention.
  4. Utilize our understanding of the neuroscience of addiction to address and remove treatment barriers and obstructions such as bias and discrimination towards people with substance use disorders and improve outcomes.




Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)
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