Transitional Age Youth & Substance Use (Webinar Series Part 3 of 3)
Date(s) - 12/15/2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online - -
by the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)
The goal of this series is to provide evidence-based and cutting-edge information on substance use prevention and intervention to an interprofessional audience of behavioral health practitioners for working with adolescents and transitional age youth (18 – 25).
In this free webinar, participants will learn an approach to conduct proper screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for young adults (ages 18-25) at risk for substance use disorders. They will then hear about key behavioural and pharmacologic treatments for youth with substance use disorders including motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, contingency management and medications for alcohol and opioid use disorders. The webinar will conclude with a discussion on the essential role of families and communities in supporting young adults with substance use disorder including a description of the community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT) approach.
Register for Series Part 2: Who’s Doing What?: The Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use (Nov 17)
Register for Series Part 1: The Impact of Substance Use on the Developing Adolescent Brain (Oct 27)
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