Jun 19-20, 2018 | El Paso, TX | 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 Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe.** Drug Abuse Detection is being held June 21. 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
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
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribal Judicial Center 9241 Socorro Rd El Paso, TX 77907-6852 (915) 860-7155
Lodging Recommendation Courtyard by Marriott 12065 Gateway Blvd El Paso, TX 79936 Participants are on their own for lodging costs and arrangements.
**Drug Abuse Detection | June 21, 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.**