Cognitive Training & Rehabilitation Interventions webinar

International Society of Addiction Medicine logoThe International Society for Addiction Medicine’s Neuroscience Interest Group (ISAM-NIG) is holding their second webinar entitled Cognitive Training / Rehabilitation Interventions for Addiction Medicine on Tue 23rd June from 2000 – 2200 BST.

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  • Introduction and overview of Webinar (Webinar Chairs: Victoria Manning and Antonio Verdejo Garcia)
  • Introduction of Webinar Attendees
  • Behavioral and Cognitive treatment development: funding structure, priorities and opportunities at NIDA, Will Aklin (NIDA, US)
  • Cognitive Bias Modification, Reinout Wiers (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Working Memory Training using Virtual Reality, David Pennington (VA Health, San Francisco, US)
  • From Cognitive Rehabilitation to Cognitive Awareness, Hamed Ekhtiari (Laureate Institute for Brain Research, USA)
  • Goal Management Training in Stimulant Addiction, Antonio Verdejo-Garcia (Monash University, Australia)
  • Questions and discussion: Collaboration Opportunities among NIG Participants and ISAM NIG Position Paper on Best Practice Standards
  • Meeting Wrap Up and Next Steps (NIG webinar 3 details)

Their third webinar will take place from 2000 to 2200 BST on Tue 22nd September addressing “Biomarkers for Addiction Treatment Development: fMRI Drug Cue Reactivity as an Example

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