It's Not Just a Phase: Addressing Adolescent Substance Use with compassion and Care

This discussion will focus on adolescents, how substance use develops in their lives, preventative factors that can reduce risk and an exploration of treatment approaches that have efficacy with adolescents. An understanding of adolescent development will be developed and discussed to look to find healthy ways to help adolescents find appropriate pathways to recovery. An overview of Motivational Interviewing with adolescents will be introduced to help overcome the challenge of adolescents' substance use. We will also explore a growing area of need in adolescents in addressing issues around gam...Read morebling use disorders. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how adolescent development impacts treatment options for substance use.
  • Assess effective options to adolescent substance use .
  • Identify barriers to adolescent substance use recovery.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for behavioral health professionals, including Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, and MFT's.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced Clinicians

Friday, December 08, 2023

Live Interactive Webinar

01:00 PM CST - 02:30 PM CST

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EARN 1.5 CE Credit Hours

About the speaker


1:00 pm C - Opening Remarks 

1:15 pm C - Education Presentation

2:45 pm C - Question and Answer

3:00 pm C - Closing Remarks

CE Information - Earn 1.5 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
National Board of Certified Counselors
Children’s Behavioral Solutions-Acadia Healthcare has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7111 Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Children's Behavioral Solutions-Acadia Healthcare is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

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  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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