Substance Use Interventions for Adolescents and Transitional Age Youth
Join us for a free webinar on Tues, Dec 15, 2020 @ 2pm-3pm ET (1CT/12MT/11PT)
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.
Sarah Bagley, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine; Attending Physician in General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center
Nicholas Chadi, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal; Clinician-scientist at Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre in Montreal
This webinar is produced in partnership with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Coordinating Office, the Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA), and the Adolescent SBIRT Project by NORC at the University of Chicago.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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