Upcoming Meth-Related Conferences
Managing Methamphetamine Users in Drug Court
April 56, 2006, St. Louis, MO
Police officers and probation officers who work with meth-using drug court clients are encouraged to attend this training, which contains courses on meth manufacturing, treatment, pharmacology, management/supervision of meth users in drug courts/in the community, and drug endangered children protocols.
For more information, see http://www.ncjrs.gov/eventscalendar/CalendarResultsDetail.asp?strConfID=8170
Missouri Association of Drug Court Professionals, 8th Annual Conference
April 2628, 2006, Osage Beach, MO
Judges, attorneys, probation, treatment providers, children's services, and health professionals are encouraged to attend this event, which will offer information about developmental assets, co-occurring disorders, treatment of methamphetamine, fetal alcohol syndrome, mental health systems, posttraumatic stress disorder, and much more.
Northwest Law Enforcement & Public Safety Training Conference 2006
June 810, 2006, Tacoma, Washington
This conference consists of a variety of sessions for public safety officers, including drug-related sessions such as Rolling Clan Labs and Precursor Identification, Meth and ID Theft, Meth Watch Community Outreach Program Train the Trainer, and Identifying Drugged Persons.
For more information, see http://www.ncjrs.gov/eventscalendar/CalendarResultsDetail.asp?strConfID=8040
12th Annual Drug Court Training Conference
June 2124, 2006,
The principal objectives of this conference are to receive training from peers and experts on current practices and trends in the treatment of addiction, to connect with policymakers on the direction of funding and relevant legislation, to network with fellow practitioners, and to interface with providers of products and services developed to meet the needs of the field. Workshop topics include: the ABC?s of Drug Courts, a series on Managing Meth Users EffectivelyCommunity Supervision, the Complexity and Challenges of Meth, Advanced Treatment Issues, Methamphetamine: Creating a Multi-jurisdictional Approach (Tribal), and Drug-Endangered Children.
For more information, see http://www.nadcp.org/annual.html
ONDCP offers podcasting technology
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) now offers podcasting technology, which enables users of personal audio players to receive audio broadcasts via an Internet feed to which they subscribe. ONDCP?s podcasts will deliver speeches, events, interviews, and the latest information regarding national efforts to reduce drug use in America.