Virtual: Contingency Management: An Essential Treatment Approach for Individuals with Stimulant Use Disorder

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

PRESENTATION: Contingency management (CM) is a behavioral approach that has robust evidence of efficacy for the treatment of stimulant use disorder.  Research evidence will be presented to demonstrate the populations and settings where CM has been used.  There is some critically important considerations in successfully implementing CM.  These include rigorous protocols, fraud prevention “guardrails” and fully developed training and implementation plans to ensure fidelity to CM procedures. As a result of this training, participants will be able to :

  • Articulate the key principles and actions that are part of the contingency management and the research support for CM for stimulant use disorder;
  • Explain the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to effectively deliver CM for stimulant use disorder; and
  • Explain describe the set of fraud prevention “guardrails” that are critical to successful use of CM.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERRichard A. Rawson, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and a Research Professor at the Vermont Center for Behavior and Health at the University of Vermont.  He received a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Vermont in 1974. Dr. Rawson conducted numerous clinical trials on pharmacological and psychosocial/behavioral addiction treatments for the treatment of individuals with cocaine and methamphetamine disorders.  He was a member of the Federal Methamphetamine Advisory Group to Attorney General Janet Reno (1996-2000) and represented the US at numerous international meetings on methamphetamine.  He has led addiction research and training projects for the United Nations, the World Health Organization and the U.S. State Department, exporting science-based knowledge to many parts of the world. Dr. Rawson has published 3 books, 40 book chapters, and over 250 peer-reviewed articles and has conducted over 1,000 workshops, paper presentations, and training sessions. 

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Event Details

November 8, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
virtual via ZOOM
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