Key Findings on Adolescent Drug Use (7 CE)

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This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Graduate Students

Course By: Helen Hinton, LPCC

Content By: Johnston, L. D., Miech, R. A., O’Malley, P. M., Bachman, J. G., Schulenberg, J. E., & Patrick, M. E. (2020). Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use 1975-2019: Overview, key findings on adolescent drug use. Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

Course Description: Monitoring the Future (MTF) is a study that is conducted annually in the US.  The primary purpose of this study is to examine middle and high-school students’ beliefs pertaining to, and their related use of, specific substances. Researchers utilize the information that is derived from this study as a means of identifying emerging substance use trends. This study is primarily conducted for governmental use as the related data analysis is utilized to shape national policy.  Additionally, related intervention strategies may also be developed contingent on trend analysis.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize the key findings of the MTF study regarding the use of various substances by 8th, 10th, and 12th graders across the United States
  2. Understand study findings for identification and tracking purposes pertaining to emerging substance use
  3. Understand the researchers’ findings respective of substance availability, attitudes, and beliefs
  4. Examine how differing criteria can serve as change indicators respective of the aforementioned factors
  5. Understand the dynamic evolution of recreational drug use
  6. Understand the negative consequences of drug use, and the related development of prevention strategies
  7. Describe important demographic subgroup variations that are existent when analyzing substance use among middle and high-school students
  8. Understand how study-specific findings inform and guide national policy formation
  9. Understand how the related data is applied for intervention strategy development and other treatment efforts

Course Outline:

  • Read and understand Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use 1975-2019: Overview, key findings on adolescent drug use
  • Read and review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider changes pertaining to substance use over time for middle and high-school students
  • Work through the post-test questions; bear in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective journal article
  • Return to the referenced article for any missed questions, or to review related policy change

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

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Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

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Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 20-1420.

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