Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102696
About the Course:
This course examines marijuana use in mandated interventions for college students. The participants were dual users of marijuana and alcohol. They used marijuana weekly and heavy drinkers (>4 or 5 drinks in one sitting). Participants were given Brief Advice (BA) by peer counselors, Brief Motivational Intervention (BMI) or Assessment Only (AO) as an alcohol-only intervention, using a stepped care approach. Previous research indicated alcohol-only BMI shows reductions in both alcohol and marijuana use.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Marijuana Use in the Context of Alcohol Interventions for Mandated College Students created by Ali M. Yurasek, Jennifer E. Merrill, and Jane Metrik in 2017.
Course Material Authors
This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge and is designed for behavioral health professionals.
Acknowledge the concurrent use of marijuana and alcohol among college students is highly prevalent and associated with negative consequences.
Identify the treatments used in the study, and the hypotheses posed.
Summarize treatments that were effective in reducing use in this population.
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