• Feb 25, 2022 - Feb 25, 2022
  • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Criminal Justice Institute

In today’s culture, everything is person-specific and has different meanings to different individuals. Meanwhile, certain items have gained popularity in the alcohol and drug scene – which changes every day. In order to help prevent youth and adult substance abuse, those who interact daily with youth MUST know what is going on in their schools and communities. This unique course will provide attendees with over 70 visual aids and cover topics such as alcohol and drug clothing, alcoholic energy drinks, alcopops, and drug paraphernalia. The course will also examine various alcohol and drug concealment methods and containers. Other topics will include drug related music and groups, logos, stickers, new technology, youth party tendencies, party games, non-traditional alcoholic beverages, social networking sites, synthetic drugs, OTC drugs, inhalants, marijuana concentrates, E-cigarettes, and popular party drugs, including: opioids, Adderall, and ecstasy. Participants will also be introduced to common stash compartments that can be used to hide weapons inside everyday clothing, containers and other items.