Prevention of Youth Marijuana Use

About the Course:

The legalization of marijuana in some areas has led to a shift in the perception of its harmfulness. In this webinar, viewers will receive valuable information and resources to help prevent youth marijuana use in their communities. Dr. Einstein will discuss the research on brain development and results of the recent surveys of drug use. Gisela Rots will talk about different prevention programs and the goals of these programs while Steve Fiala focuses on how Oregon has addressed prevention with the legalization of marijuana.

Publication Date:

Aired April 26, 2018


Dr. Emily Einsten

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Gisela Rots

Center for Application of Prevention Technologies

Steven Fiala

Oregon Public Health Division

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe adolescent brain development as it relates to drug use.

  2. List at least three prevention programs that can be used with adolescents.

  3. Identify how perception of harm impacts prevention efforts.

Course Material

Video Material

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Course Number: 102431
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Recorded Webinar
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