Marijuana Effects And Treatment

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Description:
Credits:  3 CE Credit Hours

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: This course provides a brief history of marijuana use, followed by a detailed discussion of the effects of use. The physical effects, neurological and psychological effects, short- and long-term effects, and consequences for young people's use are described. Also included is a discussion of the symptoms of Cannabis Use Disorder, Cannabis Intoxication and Cannabis Withdrawal, and some consideration of its role as a "gateway drug" and its use for medical purposes. Techniques for Assessment, treatment and the relationship of marijuana use to mood disorders details are described. 

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Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Bio: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.

Content By:  Patricia Patton, Ph.D, Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT

Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Description: This course provides a brief history of marijuana use, followed by a detailed discussion of the effects of use. The physical effects, neurological and psychological effects, short- and long-term effects, and consequences for young people's use are described. Also included is a discussion of the symptoms of Cannabis Use Disorder, Cannabis Intoxication and Cannabis Withdrawal, and some consideration of its role as a "gateway drug" and its use for medical purposes. Techniques for Assessment, treatment and the relationship of marijuana use to mood disorders details are described. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the physical and psychological symptoms of marijuana use.
  2. Assess and diagnose Cannabis Use Disorder, Cannabis Intoxication, and Cannabis Withdrawal.
  3. Identify treatment needs and construct a treatment plan for abuse.
  4. Assess and diagnose co-occurring mental disorders.

Course Format:

Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.

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.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

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

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

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Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodation; please contact our office at 1-800-472-1931 or email info@aatbs.com.

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