Methamphetamine & It’s Impact on Brain and Behavior

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August 14, 2018 – August 15, 2018 all-day
Wedgewood Resort - Fairbanks
Valerie Derendoff

Join us for a two-day training on Methamphetamine and Its Impacts on Brain and Behavior: Best Practices. The training will be facilitated by faculty from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). This training is intended for health and behavioral health professionals who routinely interact with meth users in their practice and want to understand methods to improve engagement and effective treatment approaches.

August 14th-15th, 2018
Wedgewood Resort
Fairbanks, AK

This will be a skill-building workshop specifically designed to prepare attendees in addressing the unique challenges Methamphetamine users bring.

Topics covered include: The Scope of Methamphetamine Use in Alaska and Beyond; Effective Treatment Approaches for People who Use Methamphetamine; Adaptations for Implementing Culturally Responsive and Trauma-Informed Care for People who use Methamphetamine

Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodations (for lodging suggestions please contact Valerie Derendoff). Out of town TCC staff are eligible for perdiem/ reimbursement for travel, accommodations, and meals thanks to provision from the MSPI grant and Indian Health Services.
For lodging suggestions, contact Valerie Derendoff at

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