This CAS course presents the neuroscience of addiction and research that is making a significant contribution to the understanding of addiction and addictive behaviors. It explores the influence of contextual variables on addiction and recovery from a neuropsychological and cultural framework. Functional changes to the brain and the brain’s ability to recover after exposure to drugs of abuse, medical problems associated with substance abuse, and the use of pharmacological assists in recovery will be discussed.
|TRAINING DATES||CAC LEVEL||IN PERSON-ONLINE-HYBRID|
|June 14 – 28
September 6 – 20
November 8 – 22