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
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
3 CEUs for LCPC/LPC & LCSW/LSW; 3 CEUs pending for LMFT/LFT & CADC
Date: October 29th, 2021
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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