By the end of this training, you'll be able to:
1) Review the neurobiology, medical consequences, and epidemiology of cocaine and methamphetamine use and discuss at least two (2) ways that cocaine or methamphetamine use can lead to increased HIV risk.
2) Explain the key concepts of at least three (3) effective behavioral interventions and risk reduction strategies for cocaine and methamphetamine use disorders.
3) Discuss the nature of the opioid epidemic, specifically where the drugs are coming from, who is using them, and the impact on the healthcare system.
4) Describe the history of opioid treatment and the FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, including naltrexone, buprenorphine, and methadone.