Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101650
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About the Course:
This course is based on two NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline
recalls how drug abuse among the Nation’s youth declined by almost 7 percent from 2003 to 2004, continuing an encouraging trend that began in 2001.
Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes
describes the findings from two recent studies that looked at adult outcomes associated with marijuana abuse in adolescence.
Both articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Marijuana Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline; Article 2: Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes created by NIDA Staff and Robin Eisner
Publication Date:May 2005 and January 2005
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how teen drug abuse continues its three-year decline, and how the correlation of the age of initiation in regard to marijuana abuse foreshadows young adult outcomes. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the key substance abuse patterns that emerged between 2001 and 2004.
- Explain the finding from two recent studies that looked at adult outcomes associated with marijuana abuse in adolescence.
- Describe the positive initial response to marijuana, and how it was later linked to dependence.
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