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  • Virtual Day 1
    January 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Virtual Day 2
    January 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This training addresses current trends in prescription drug misuse and use disorders–including opioids, CNS depressants, steroids, and stimulants—and will look at demographics and factors contributing to our near-epidemic levels of negative consequences. Contributing factors will be addressed, including the role of the internet, co-occurring mental health disorders, and methods of obtaining and using these drugs will be discussed. Attendees will learn about:

  • Signs & symptoms of use
  • Types of prescription medications commonly misused
  • Risk factors for prescription drug misuse
  • Addiction interaction disorder
  • Intervening with misuse
  • Principles of effective treatment for prescription drug use disorder, including medication assisted treatment and recovery
  • Methods for addressing mental health medications in addiction recovery
  • Tips for speaking with medical physicians about prescription drug use disorders
  • Community solutions for prevention of prescription drug misuse
You must register for each of these two modules to get credit for the training. There is no partial credit available.
  • Prescription Drug Abuse-Part 1 (Virtual)- January 27, 9am-12pm
  • Prescription Drug Abuse-Part 2 (Virtual)- January 28, 9am-12pm
6 credit-hours; 6 NASW-PA credits available for an extra fee.
Fee: $20 total
Please Read DDAP’s requirements for virtual trainings via Zoom:
  • You may NOT participate with a cell phone or tablet. You must use a desktop computer or laptop.
  • You must have a working camera and microphone.
  • You must respond to 100% of Zoom Poll questions.
  • You must take the Post-Test via Zoom Poll.
To register:
  • Log on to DDAP’s Training Management System
  • Choose Course Search
  • Choose Course Title
  • Select Course Type from List: Onsite
  • Select Course Title to Search by: Prescription Drug Abuse-Part 1 (Virtual)
  • . . . then do the same for Prescription Drug Abuse-Part 2 (Virtual)

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