Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience of Addiction: Understanding the Brain Science
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at
12 pm PT / 1 pm MT / 2 pm CT / 3 pm ET (90 minutes)
Do you work with substance users and sometimes find their behavior frustrating or difficult to understand? Join us for our next FREE webinar on Neuropharmacology to understand some of the reasons behind this behavior!
Understanding both psychopharmacology and addiction is very important for professionals who work with people struggling with substance abuse. Working with addicts can be be difficult, because addicts may behave in ways that are are difficult for non-addicts to understand. This webinar will discuss the effects of drugs on the brain, why relapse is common, and the science behind the disease of addiction. In addition, the presentation will discuss the specific challenges that tribal communities face when working with this population.
- Ansley Sherman (Muscogee Creek), Program Attorney, National American Indian Court Judges Association
- Honorable Kim McGinnis, PhD., Esq., Chief Judge, Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court