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Adolescent Substance Use: Screening and Intervention

About the Course:

This webinar, which is part of the University of Minnesota Psychiatry Grand Rounds, discusses adolescent substance use, as well as reviews screening and intervention processes and procedures to use with adolescents.

This course is based on the , Adolescent Substance Use: Screening and Intervention created by Brian Grahan, M.D., Ph.D. in 2016.

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Course Material Author

Brian Grahan, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian Grahan, M.D., Ph.D. holds the positions of Hennepin Healthcare Addiction Medicine Physician and Project ECHO Co-Lead. He is also an Addiction Medicine Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota. Dr. Grahan’s clinical practice focuses on the care of people with substance use disorders as well as the social, medical, and psychiatric conditions that often occur together.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all mental health and addictions professionals who are interesting in learning about adolescent substance use, including screening and intervention processes and procedures. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge/experience.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the research about and statistics regarding adolescent substance use.

  2. Discuss the recommended processes and procedures for screening adolescents for substance abuse using validated tools.

  3. Describe the recommended interventions to use with adolescent clients who use substances.

Course Material

Course Material

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Course Number 102691
1 credit hour
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