A Focus on How Depressants Affect the Central Nervous System: Alcohol & Other Drug Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals
October 11 @9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
The Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals Series is designed to help individuals understand current issues and drug trends. Participants will explore various topics related to alcohol and other drug use to better understand the process of addiction, its effect on the body, developmental processes, and family systems. This series in its entirety provides 24 hours of AoD specific content, which is the required amount of AoD hours needed to obtain an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist certification. Participants can choose to attend the entire series or individual sessions as they see fit. Topics include:
o Understanding the Brain’s Addiction Pathway
o A Focus on How Depressants Affect the Central Nervous System
o Alcohol – YES… it IS a Drug
o Marijuana – Myths, Facts, and Controversies
o The Ever-Changing World of Stimulants
o The Hidden Dangers of Over-the-Counter Medications
o Hallucinogens and the Altered State of Consciousness
o What Do We Know About Vaping & What Do We Do About It?
3 hours for each session
24 for entire series
Domain: P2, AOD specific
1. Participants will be able to describe the importance of AoD specific prevention.
2. Participants will understand the immediate and long-term effects of misusing alcohol and other drugs.
3. Participants will understand the importance of implementing evidence-based, best practices.
Presenter (s): Ashley Mack & Kim Linkel
Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvcOqrrTwvHNXlfToZB2mokToeY0WClFXU#/registration