Marijuana and Teens
June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marijuana and Teens: What Clinicians & Educators Need to Know
Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP & Natalie Powell, MS Ed, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS
DATE: Monday, June 14, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM–12:00 PM EDT
VENUE: LIVE WEBINAR
FEE: $90 (Early bird until May 14th $65)
Includes technical support, handouts, and Continuing Education credits
Registration is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis
This 2-hour workshop will provide information on current trends in legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in the United States, explore the biology of cannabis use, particularly in adolescent brains, present statistics on adolescent marijuana use, discuss risks and benefits of use, review prevention strategies, and describe clinical strategies for addressing use in this age group.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be better able to:
- Describe change in potency of marijuana.
- Identify the two most common cannabinoids.
- State 3 clinical strategies for addressing use.
Meet the Instructors:
Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP, is Director of Research Development and Academic Affairs in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Emerita Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Psychology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State University. She has served on the inaugural executive boards and been president of both the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Dr. Fristad has been an active NIH-funded researcher for nearly 40 years, including serving as PI, or Co-PI, on multiple clinical trials. Her research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders in youth including youth with depression and bipolar disorder as well as substance abuse disorders. She has authored over 200 publications, including a treatment manual, book for parents, and workbooks for therapists, parents, children, and adolescents with mood disorders. In addition, Dr. Fristad conducts trainings internationally. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Administrative Core and as a co-leader for the Training in Prevention of Suicide (TiPS) program.
Natalie Powell, MS Ed, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS is the clinical lead supervisor for substance abuse treatment programming in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She has been providing treatment in the addictions field since 2006.
Natalie is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisor distinction (LPCC-S) as a well as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor – Clinicial Supervisor (LICDC-CS). Her specialties include working with adolescents with substance abuse concerns, suicidal and self-injurious behaviors, and/or involvement with the criminal justice system.
Continuing Education Credit (2) is pending through Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following professions: Psychologists, Social workers, Mental Health Counselors, and LMFTs. It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.
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Recommended reading to prepare for the workshop:
Carver, A.E, Jorgensen, J., Barberio, M.W., Lomuscio, C.E. & Brumbaugh, D. (2020). A pediatric hospital policy for medical marijuana use. Pediatrics, e20194079.
Chandra, S. Radwan, M.M., Majumdar, C.G., Church, J.C., Freeman, T.P. & El Sohly, M.A. (2019). New trends in cannabis potency in USA and Europe during the last decade (2008-2017). Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci, 269(1): 5-15.
Fontanella, C.A., Steelesmith, D.L., Brock, G., Bridge, J.A., Campo, J.V., & Fristad, M.A. (in press). Association between cannabis use, self-harm, and mortality risk among youth with mood disorders. JAMA Pediatrics. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5494
Gobbi, G., et al. (2019). Association of cannabis use in adolescence and risk of depression, anxiety, and suicidality in young adulthood: A systematic review and metal-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 76(4): 426-434.
Goldston, D. B., Curry, J.F., Wells, K.C., Kaminer, Y., Daniel, S.S., Esposito-Smythers, C., Doyle, O., Sapyta, J., Tunno, A.M., Heilbron, N. & Roley-Roberts, M. (2021). Feasibility of an integrated treatment approach for youth with depression, suicide attempts, and substance use problems. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/23794925.2021.1888664
Murray, R. & Hall, W. (2020). Will legalization and commercialization of cannabis use increase the incidence and prevalence of psychosis? JAMA Psychiatry, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0339
Volkow, N.D., Han, B., Einstein, E.B., et al. (in press). Prevalence of substance use disorders by time since first substance use among young people in the US. JAMA Pediatrics, doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.6981
Target audience: Mental Health & Associated Professionals,
June 12, 2021 or until all training spaces are filled, whichever comes first.
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