Neurobiology and Substance Use

Oct 29, 2021
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In this webinar, you will explore substance use as a biological, behavioral neurobiological chronic health condition; delve into the impact of antiquated understanding of addiction in terms of treatment approaches in healthcare and policy implications; connect evidenced based policy and treatment approaches to the science of addiction; and examine why Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) can help change how we treat substance use disorders.

This webinar is also broken out into four shorter modules:

  • A Biological, Behavioral and Neurobiological Condition
  • The Stages and Steps of Addiction
  • Implications for Treatment and Policy
  • A Shift in How We Treat Addiction

To view the modules, click through to the webinar, and the modules will be included in the YouTube playlist.

Social Work Competencies: 4, 6, 7, 8