Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102706
About the Course:
This course examines the responsible and controlled marijuana use in older drug users and how they reduce risk through harm reduction. It includes: health risks, moderation, respiratory issues, overdose management, using the wrong strain, mental health, dependence and withdrawal, legal risks, arrest, safe access, special risks, stigmatization, identity management, personal relationships, social etiquette, and energy drain.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Responsible and Controlled Use-Older Cannabis Users and Harm Reduction created by Nicholas Lau, Paloma Sales, PhD., and Sheigla Averill in 2015.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Summarize Norman Zinberg’s classic theory of substance use.
Identify harm reduction techniques and health consequences.
Recognize that users believe cannabis is safer than evidence-based safety-tested pharmaceuticals.
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