June 2020

Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Location: Webinar

Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:44
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Identifying Barriers and Resources When Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People with SUD

Location: Webinar

Description

This workshop will include information about the various aspects of substance use disorder and how it impacts individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). The information discussed will include barriers that DHH individuals face, unique characteristics of the population, research & demographic information, a current ASL assessment translation project, clinical approaches, relapse prevention, aftercare and self-help group information as well as other resources available for this population.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:46
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25th NIDA International Forum

Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States

Graphic Showing the dates -- June 19-22, 2020 -- and location -- Hollywood, Florida -- of the 25th NIDA International Forum

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers. Held each June in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the Forum highlights the range and quality of drug abuse and addiction research conducted around the world.

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Submitted on Thursday 7th November 2019 - 17:38
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Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Webinar

Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment. Data from this ongoing assessment can be used to trigger and track modifications to treatment for the individual, as well as to monitor the overall effectiveness of services.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:52
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European Drugs Summer School

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 2020 edition of the 'Summer school on illicit drugs Europe' will take place from 29 June-10 July 2020. 

The two-week summer school in Lisbon will cover issues related to the drugs problem in Europe and beyond. The summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. The event will involve Scientific Experts from the EMCDDA and guest lecturers from European Universities.

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Submitted on Friday 11th October 2019 - 13:53
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