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Basic Neurochemistry for Non-Scientists

12:00pm - September 23, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Northeast & Caribbean PTTC
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Course Description: If you are at case conference or other meetings and hear clinicians describe why medications work, what dopamine does to the body, and other questions about brain chemistry and don’t understand the discussion, this course will describe some of the basics of neurochemistry. It is focused for people who work in the field of substance use or co-occurring disorders and are not scientists.

Trainer: Mary McCarty-Arias

Cost: Free

Credits: This training meets the requirements for two renewal hours (CASAC, CPP, CPS) and two initial hours (CPP, CPS) through New York State’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS). The NJ Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers reciprocity for CADC, LCADC, and LPC. Participants must attend the session in its entirety in order to receive a
Certificate of Completion.