Nov 28-29, 2017 | Miami, OK | Classroom
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month. Join us to learn how to combat this growing community concern! During the training, you will learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations are examined.
**Hosted by the Miami Nation Tribe** According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month. Besides law enforcement, social services, and court system personnel, professionals affiliated with tribal justice systems would also benefit from this course including: * Tribal probation * Tribal Leaders * Any professional who needs to be remain current on the most abused drugs in Indian Country
Upon completion of this training you will be able to: * Explain drug abuse and recognition systems * Identify signs and symptoms of an individual under the influence * Examine the impact of various drug combinations, to explain the physiology of drug abuse * Identify current drug trends, to examine legal considerations related to drug investigations
Miami Nation Council Chambers 3410 P St NW Miami, OK 74354 *Northside, Westernmost entrance, across from the casino*
Drug Abuse Detection Training , November 30 , 2017 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Completion of the 2-day Drug Identification to Support Tribal Justice is a prerequisite for this training. You may register for Drug Abuse Detection when you register for the 2-day Drug ID on November 28-29, 2017. Review the 7-step approach to drug influence and identification which includes pulse, horizontal gaze nystagmus, vertical nystagmus, lack of convergence, pupillary comparison, pupil reaction and Romberg stand. Gain understanding in how the eyes react to drug influence and the effects on the central nervous system. Practice what you have learned using hands-on activities. As a law enforcement or parole/probation officer, you will gain the skills you need to recognize impairment caused by the most abused drugs or alcohol in Indian Country.