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Friday, October 29, 2021

Cannabis: Med­ical, Legal, and Unknown

Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als, join KYC’s Clin­i­cal Train­ing Com­mit­tee for a vir­tu­al train­ing event on cannabis and Cannabis Use Dis­or­der (CUD).

Ran­dall Web­ber MPH, CADC, QMHP will pro­vide par­tic­i­pants with an updat­ed overview of issues relat­ed to the effects, use, and avail­abil­i­ty of cannabis and cannabis prod­ucts. Empha­sis will be placed on:

1) The his­to­ry of cannabis use

2) Dif­fer­ent forms of cannabis

3) Effects of smoked and ingest­ed cannabis

4) Health effects of cannabis

5) The effect of cannabis on dri­ving ability

6) The diag­nos­tic cri­te­ria for Cannabis Use Dis­or­der (CUD)

7) Treat­ment strate­gies for CUD 

Learn­ing Objectives

At the con­clu­sion of the course, par­tic­i­pants will be able to:

1) Iden­ti­fy key dates in the his­to­ry of cannabis use

2) Describe dif­fer­ent forms of cannabis (mar­i­jua­na, hashish, con­cen­trates, edibles

3) List the phys­i­cal and psy­cho­log­i­cal effects of cannabis

4) Describe cur­rent think­ing regard­ing the health effects of cannabis use

5) List at least three of the DSM‑V cri­te­ria for Cannabis Use Disorder

6) Dis­cuss meth­ods of treat­ing CUD

Event Infor­ma­tion

3 CEUs for LCPC/LPC & LCSW/LSW; 3 CEUs pend­ing for LMFT/LFT & CADC

Date: Octo­ber 29th2021

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Loca­tion: Vir­tu­al, host­ed by Ken­neth Young Cen­ter. Meet­ing infor­ma­tion will be sent to reg­is­tered participants.

RSVP: Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als and KYC staff are wel­come to join. KYC Staff can attend at no cost. Please con­tact TJ with our Pro­gram Train­ing Com­mit­tee with ques­tions or to RSVP by Octo­ber 25th. Please include your licen­sure in your RSVP email for effi­cient pro­cess­ing of your CEU cred­its, as well as your pre­ferred email address to receive the Zoom link to the train­ing session.

Cost: $35 (KYC staff can attend at no cost)

About the Speaker

Ran­dall Web­ber MPH, CADC, QMHP is cur­rent­ly the Direc­tor and Prin­ci­pal Con­sul­tant at JRW Behav­ioral Health Ser­vices and an instruc­tor at the CADC School at Behav­ioral Ser­vices in Skok­ie, IL. He has worked in the addic­tion field for the past 44 years as a coun­selor, pre­ven­tion work­er, treat­ment pro­gram direc­tor, and edu­ca­tor. Pre­vi­ous­ly, he was the Direc­tor of Exter­nal Train­ing at the Cen­ter on Crim­i­nal Jus­tice at TASC, Inc. and the Direc­tor of Train­ing and Pub­li­ca­tions at Light­house Insti­tute. He is a board mem­ber of the Illi­nois Asso­ci­a­tion of Addic­tion Pro­fes­sion­als. He earned his Bach­e­lor of Arts in Psy­chol­o­gy from North­east­ern Illi­nois Uni­ver­si­ty, Mas­ter of Pub­lic Health at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Illi­nois at Chica­go, and com­plet­ed addi­tion­al grad­u­ate train­ing at the Chica­go School of Pro­fes­sion­al Psychology.

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