Workshops: Addictions

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Current Drug Trends and Emerging Drugs of Abuse-WEB

ID: 4103WEB

Many new drugs are making local and national headlines such as K2/Spice and Bath Salts. This interactive webinar will discuss the latest developments and information regarding synthetic cannabinoids, MDPV, Mephedrone, Kratom, Salvia and other designer drugs that have been emerging over the past few years. Webinar participants will be introduced to the physiology of these drugs and how they can possibly impact, mimic and exacerbate mental health disorders such as anxiety and depressive disorders. Epidemiologic trends in drug abuse in both youth and adults will be discussed as will the latest trends from the New Jersey Division of Addiction Services. Webinar participants will participate in interactive discussions and exercises in differential diagnosis of similar symptoms produced by these emerging drugs of abuse and other mental health disorders. Patterns of use, abilities for urine detection, and other legal aspect regarding these emerging drugs will be discussed. (This webinar will complete your prescription opioid social work license requirement.)

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Opioids

Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling-WEB

ID: 5598WEB

This interactive webinar focuses on the major elements of legal and ethical issues for those clinicians working in the substance abuse field. It is important to know that the legal/ethical standards for working with substance abusing clients were updated in October, 2009. This workshop covers those changes and more. Legal areas include scope of clinical and supervisory practice, malpractice, duty to warn, informed consent, confidentiality, the impaired professional and the ADA. Ethical areas covered include workplace harassment, dual relationships, and an overview of the division of consumer affairs LCADC/CADC ethical standards. *This workshop does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical, Ethical

Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Medical and Legal Marijuana in NJ: Practice and Policy Issues-WEB

ID: 4214WEB

The goal of this interactive webinar is to identify the changes that have occurred in the NJ Medical Marijuana Program. The history of marijuana legalization and major events that have shaped this history are discussed. Known scientific research on the benefits of medical marijuana and the risks associated with marijuana usage are covered, as well as the continued barriers to better scientific research on this topic. Interactive exercises are incorporated in order to have participants analyze child custody issues for clients who are on the NJ medical marijuana program. Other exercises include the participants discussing how treatment is impacted by medical marijuana and participants will analyze under what conditions there would be a "duty to report" a coworker on medical marijuana.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00

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Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Friday, January 8, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
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Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Monday, June 21, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Prescription Opioid Misuse and Dependence: What Social Workers Need to Know

ID: 4887WEB

This webinar takes a deep dive into prescription opioid misuse and dependence, including its role in the addiction and overdose crisis facing our state and nation. Attendees will be informed of the available resources for individuals, families, and communities, ranging from prevention, to treatment, to recovery support. We will also explore policy and public health interventions.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Opioids

Instructor: Morgan Thompson, MSW
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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The Opioid Crisis in NJ: Current Trends and Evidence Based Treatment Options-WEB

ID: 4969WEB

In this webinar, the latest developments and trends regarding natural opiates, semi-synthetic opioids, and synthetic opioids will be discussed. Participants will also be introduced to another drug that is similar to, yet distinct from, opioids - Kratom. Participants will be able to identify national and local NJ trends with regards to prescribing practices and new legislation, opioid overdoses and trends with opioid use. Participants will be able to distinguish the difference between which drugs are considered naturally occurring opiates, which are considered semi-synthetic opioids and which are considered synthetic opioids. Participants will be introduced into the assessment of and treatment of Opioid Use Disorders via the DSM 5 criteria, the latest nationally recognized medicated assisted treatment and the non-medication assisted treatment approaches when working with clients. Finally, participants will discuss potential issues that may exist relating to a person being on any medicated assisted treatment while in the workplace. (This webinar will complete your prescription opioid social work license requirement.)

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Opioids

Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Friday, July 30, 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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