WHEN: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Clinton County Fairgrounds, 328 E. 8th St, DeWitt, Iowa 52742
PURPOSE: This training is designed to bring understanding to the specific consequences of substance use on the developing adolescent brain, how using substances while the brain is still developing can prime the brain for addiction, how childhood trauma and stress can lead to substance use, and the dangers associated with today’s marijuana.
- Learn about the endocannabinoid system and how THC interferes with adolescent brain development
- See the results of legalizing medical marijuana for 18-year-old’s in Colorado
- Understand how adolescent marijuana use can lead to mental illness and psychosis
- Discover the connection between youth marijuana use and suicidality
- Examine the impact of marijuana on communities — ranging from drugged driving and youth marijuana use to law enforcement concerns and public health costs
- Discuss the facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize marijuana
- Explore the complex concerns surrounding social justice issues
- Learn about risk factors associated with substance use
- Explore evidence-based interventions that help interrupt the potential for future substance use disorder
- Develop a greater understanding about the relationship between ACEs and substance-related behaviors
- Be able to explain how social and historical factors contribute to ACEs
- Explore a healing-centered approach to prevent and respond to ACEs and how to apply concepts to their work
AUDIENCE: healthcare professionals, nurses, substance abuse counselors, prevention specialists, mental health professionals, law enforcement, corrections, parent, community members, in-home service providers, school staff, policy makers and other helping and allied professionals. This training is open to the public.
REGISTRATION: Full conference registration includes all workshop materials. Registration is free. Confirmation letters will be sent electronically to those who register online and provide an email address. Participants are responsible for their own sleeping room arrangements if they plan on staying overnight. The conference will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (with advance notice). Please contact Lauren at (563) 241-4371, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration deadline is September 17
CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION:
This course has been approved for the following:
- Substance Abuse: Iowa Board of Certification –6.25hrs., Counseling Theories or Special Populations (This includes Peer Support Specialist). Total cost for CEU: $0
- Nursing/Other Healthcare Professional: Nursing participants will receive 6 contact hours by Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #51, MercyOne Clinton Medical Center. Total cost of CEU: $60
- Social Work: NASW Iowa Chapter has determined that this program meets the criteria of the Iowa Board of Social Work for 5.75 hours of continuing education. Other professionals who believe that this programming meets the requirements of their professional licensure board may also purchase a CEU certificate. Total cost of CEU: $7
- Foster Parents: Iowa Department of Human Services approved this program for 6.0 hours of Foster Parent Training Credit. Total cost of CEU: $0
- Legal: This class has been approved for 6.0 CLE Hours by the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. This approval means that time spent in continuing legal education activities incorporated in this accredited program may be credited against the continuing legal education requirement of fifteen (15) clock hours per year, established by Rules 41.3 and 42.2 of the Iowa Supreme Court. Total cost of CLE: $0
PROGRAM INFORMATION: Lunch will be on your own and you will have 1.5 hours to leave and eat. Please contact Lauren prior to the event with any questions on dining at (563) 241-4371 or email@example.com. Space is limited for this event.
PARKING: There is no charge for parking. The parking lot is gravel.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS: If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact Lauren Schwandt at the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition at (563) 241-4371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.