Stimulants in an Opiate World: SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE

3 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2025

Presented by: Adrienne Renwick, M.A., LCPC, LCADC and Sandy Lowery, LCSW, LCADC

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will understand changing trends on the use of stimulants and opiates.
  • 0Participants will understand the pharmacological properties of stimulants and the effects of stimulants on the central nervous system and the brain.
  • Participants will understand the specific treatment challenges associated with the use of opiates versus the use of stimulants.
  • Participants will become aware of myths associated with stimulant use.
  • Participants will identify their own biases about stimulant users.
  • Participants will explore the impact of agency policy on client access to care.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 4
This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations


  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.

Funding for this training was made possible, in part, by the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9, cooperative agreement 1H79 TI080211-02 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. To learn more about the Pacific Southwest ATTC visit their website at



Date Sun, Jan 3 2020 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
End Date Wed, Dec 31 2026 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
Registration Start Date Fri, Aug 20 2021 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Los_Angeles)
Event Time Zone PDT
Cut Off Date Wed, Dec 31 2026 12:00 am GMT-8 (America/Los_Angeles)
Individual Price $80.00
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