Volume C for trainers
Pharmacological Treatment for Drug Use Disorders

 

Volume C is the most extensive of the Treatnet training materials, it consists of three modules, containing the key concepts of pharmacological treatment and the management of special populations. Module 1 is designed to give a basic understanding of drug dependence and addiction and to introduce the most commonly used drugs, explain the mechanisms of their action and their impact on human brain and health. Module 2 focuses specifically on opioids, providing evidence-based options and protocols for the pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence both with agonists and antagonists. Module 3 familiarises with special considerations and threats for women and young people who misuse drugs, as well as gives an overview of various co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.

 

All powerpoint presentations are password protected.

 

Module 1: Dependence Basics

Workshop 1: Drug use, addiction and dependence

Workshop 2: Management of Alcohol & benzodiazepine dependence

Workshop 3: Psychostimulants

Workshop 4: Volatile substances, cannabis and new psychoactive substances

 

Module 2: Basics of Opioid Dependence. Pharmacotherapy Options

Workshop 1: Opioids: Definition, effects and treatment implications

Workshop 2: Opioid dependence treatment with Methadone

Workshop 3: Opioid dependence treatment with Buprenorphine

Workshop 4: Opioid antagonist treatment

 

Module 3: Special Populations: Co-Occurring Disorders, Women and Young People

Workshop 1: Co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders

Workshop 2: Women: substance use disorders and treatment issues

Workshop 3: Young people: substance use disorders and treatment issues

 

Trainer's Toolkit:

1. Trainee Satisfaction Survey

2. Pre/post-assessment test Module 1

3. Pre/post-assessment test Module 2

4. Pre/post-assessment test Module 3

5. Handout Workshop 2: Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale

6. Handout Workshop 2: Subjective Opiate Withdrawal Scale

7. Trainer's Toolkit

Introduction

Elements of
Drug Dependence
Treatment

For participants
For trainers

Volume A

Basics of Addiction, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning & Care Coordination

For participants
For trainers

Volume B

Elements of
Psychological
Treatment

For participants
For trainers

Volume C

Pharmacological
Treatment for
Drug Use Disorders

For participants
For trainers

Volume D

Management of Drug Dependence Treatment Services

For participants
For trainers

Volume E

Therapeutic Community:
An approach
to drug treatment

For participants
For trainers

Volume F


Treatnet
Family

For participants
For trainers