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Webinar: What’s Cooking? Methamphetamine and Cognition

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We are excited to announce our next webinar in the Connect & Learn series

Webinar: What’s Cooking? Methamphetamine and Cognition

Through an exploration of recent literature and clinical case studies this webinar brings to light the impacts of Methamphetamine use on cognition through:

  • Discussing impacts and risk of Methamphetamine use on the brain

  • Providing an understanding of the current research, including limitations

  • Describing practical implications for working with clients who use Methamphetamine

Presenter 1:

Dr Catherine Cox is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Turning Point with extensive experience in paediatric and adult neuropsychology fields, including adult and paediatric neuro-rehabilitation and neurology, paediatric oncology and aged care. She approaches her clinical work with a strong client and family focus. She has been involved in a range of research projects over her career including international multi-centre drug trials, and facilitating student research. Catherine has presented her clinical and research work at both national and international conferences.

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Dr Vanessa Petersen is a Clinical Neuropsychologist from Turning Point, where she assesses the effects of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) use on cognition and the brain. Vanessa has completed a doctoral thesis examining the effects of substance use on sleep and cognition; and an honours thesis examining ecstasy neurotoxicity. She has presented her work at national and international conferences. Vanessa also has experience in a tertiary mental health setting, specialising in the diagnosis of young people who have complex developmental, psychiatric and substance use comorbidities.

Who should register?

This webinar is suitable for workers in the AOD, mental health, allied health and welfare sectors.

Registration instructions

There is no cost to attend the Connect & Learn webinar series but registrations are essential.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite with a link to join the webinar at the stated date and time. You will also receive background information about how to join the webinar, test your system for compatibility and who to contact for support and assistance.

Please check your junk email or spam filter if you haven't received a registration confirmation within 24 hours of registering.

It is your responsibility to check that you have the details of how to access the webinar as Turning Point is unable to provide on-the-day support. However, should you require technical assistance, please contact Redback Support on 1800 733 416.


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