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Vaping and Marijuana Trends Among Youth

1 Your Role
I want to learn about treatment options for:

2 Basic Information
The Person is:
years old

graduated high school

3 Condition Information
Caron Treatment Centers accepts patients aged 13 years or older. For more information on services available to those 12 and under, please learn more about Caron's Student Assistance Program.

Audience - School, child-serving, and healthcare professionals working with middle and high school youth
Number of Modules: Five
Estimated Completion Time: 55 minutes

Counselor at CcomputerCourse Description
As a school, child-serving, or healthcare professional, you have the ability to impact the youth you serve and help them avoid substance use. To be effective in your efforts, you first need to understand the pressures and motives behind their decision to begin using. This program will help you understand the whys of use, employ proven prevention tactics, identify those already using through observable behaviors, and recognize marijuana and vaping trends and devices.

Expected Learning Outcomes
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify nicotine and marijuana vaping devices, their components, and appeal to youth
  • Describe the negative impact of nicotine and marijuana on the developing brain and body
  • Recognize strategies for building assets in youth that will minimize risk factors and boost protective factors

For Certificate of Completion
A printable Certificate of Completion will be provided at the end of the program. This certificate can be displayed, used to apply for continuing education credits, or to document your hours of professional development.

For More Information
Contact Caron’s Education Department for more information about this course at 610-743-6117.
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