Presenter: Helen Harberts – NDCI Consultant
Join a fast-moving tour of the unique attributes of methamphetamine dependent persons in your treatment courts. There are unique aspects of the drug which make engagement, treatment, behavior modification and supervision different from other stimulant and CNS depressant users. The physical, behavioral and cognitive challenges are a perfect match for a drug court. Learn how to recognize the differences and get tips on how to adapt for success. Some people have expressed concern about dealing with methamphetamine dependent folks. They are different, but very treatable. You just need to know what to expect.
• Understand the chemical make up of methamphetamine and its effects.
• Learn how to engage participants whose drug of choice is methamphetamine in programs.