April 17-18, 2018 | Shiprock, NM | 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.
**Training partner for this training is Navajo Nation Department of Behavioral Health Serivces - Prevention Unit, Shiprock, NM.** Drug Abuse Detection is being held April 19. Please see the Post-Training tab for more details.*This training is approved by the U.S. Department of Justice.* 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
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**Drug Abuse Detection | April 19, 2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm**- 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. **You must complete the Drug ID Training to attend this training. This training is restricted to professionals (law enforcement, probation/parole, EMS, fire, or child protective services) who conduct pupil checks and/or testify in court based on findings. Register for Drug Abuse Detection when you register for Drug ID.**