Wed, Nov 13|
MITC Training Center
Integrating Culturally Adapted Substance Abuse Interventions Into Your Practice
Presented by Kait Hirchak, PhD 6 CEU's -- $89 In this workshop we will examine culturally adapted substance use disorder interventions and research that is relevant to the diverse communities residing in New Mexico.
Time & Location
Nov 13, 2019, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
MITC Training Center, 2415 Princeton Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, USA
About the Event
In this workshop we will examine culturally adapted substance use disorder interventions and research that is relevant to the diverse communities residing in New Mexico. We will also explore our own cultural backgrounds through experiential exercises and group discussions to more effectively integrate a cultural framework into our clinical practice.
Kait Hirchak, PhD is a federally recognized Eastern Shoshone descendent and current Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of New Mexico’s Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA). She has worked with Tribal communities for over 10 years to improve health and well-being. Her research interests, activities and training are in Prevention Science and delivering alcohol use disorder interventions among American Indian/Alaska Native youth and adults, conducting clinical trials in diverse settings, and culturally adapting interventions.
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