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Neurobiological Changes Underlying Addiction

  • 11/05/2020
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zoom Webinar
  • 42


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Presentation Description:

Drugs of addiction affect the brain at both the cellular and systems level. We will explore both short- and long-term effects of these changes and the role of such changes in addiction related behaviors. 

About the Presenter:

Dr. Lesa K. Ellis received her PhD from the University of Oregon in Developmental Psychology with emphasis in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. She currently chairs the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at Westminster College, works with the McNair Scholars Program for minority and first generation college students, and teaches in Brain and Behavior, Social Neuroscience, and Human Brain Development.

About Registration:

Registration for this event will open October 2. To aid WPP in managing our webinar format and our new CEU program, we are now requiring registration for WPP webinar events. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the Zoom webinar, the passcode required to join the webinar, and the survey you will need to complete and return to be eligible for CEU credit. Please note that you will have one week to complete and return the survey and that you must correctly answer the quiz question, demonstrating your attendance, to be eligible for CEU credit.

About CEUs:

This event has been approved for CEUs by the following organizations:

·       National Association of Social Workers – Utah Chapter

·       Utah Association of Clinical Mental Health Counselors

·       Utah Psychological Association

·       Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapists