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Alcohol & Other Drug Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: The Hidden Dangers of Over-the-Counter Medications

March 23, 2023 @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 Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: Understanding the Brain’s Addiction Pathway
(January 12th @1pm-4:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: A Focus on How Depressants Affect the Central Nervous System
(January 26th @ 9am-12:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: Alcohol – YES… it IS a Drug
(Feb. 9th @1pm-4:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: Marijuana – Myths, Facts, and Controversies
(Feb. 23rd @9am-12:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: The Ever-Changing World of Stimulants
(March 9th @1pm-4:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: The Hidden Dangers of Over-the-Counter Medications
(March 23rd @ 9am-12:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: Hallucinogens and the Altered State of Consciousness
(April 13th @1pm-4:15pm)

o Alcohol and Other Drug-Specific Topics for Prevention Professionals: What Do We Know About Vaping & What Do We Do About It?
(April 27th @9am-12:15pm)

Details

CEUs: Prevention
3 hours for each session 

24 for entire series

Domain: P2, AOD specific

Learning Objectives:

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/tZ0pfuCrqTsrG9LrrhNK9hy_bpsAu44Gq6j_

Note: There are a total of 8 sessions in this series. You may attend one, all, or however many you please. These sessions will occur every other Thursday from January 12th-April 27th, 2023. Times rage from 9am-12:15pm and 1pm-4:15pm. If you have any further questions or concerns please reach out to info@ocamnetwork.org or rjones@prevention-first.org.

Details

Date:
March 23, 2023
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Training Category:
Website:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtcOmgqT4rHNI5exZ9RsSzcaTkMsesBAIC

Venue

Ocam Virtual Training

Presenters

Ashley Mack
Kim Linkel