Marijuana - Effects and Treatment Text-based Home Course (3 CE)
This course provides a brief history of marijuana use, followed by a detailed discussion of the effects of use. The physical effects, neurological and psychological effects, short- and long-term effects, and consequences for young people's use are described. Also included is a discussion of the symptoms of Cannabis Use Disorder, Cannabis Intoxication and Cannabis Withdrawal, and some consideration of its role as a "gateway drug" and its use for medical purposes. Techniques for Assessment, treatment and the relationship of marijuana use to mood disorders details are described.
Author: Patricia Patton-Lehn, Ph.D.
Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the physical and psychological symptoms of marijuana use.
- Assess and diagnose Cannabis Use Disorder, Cannabis Intoxication, and Cannabis Withdrawal.
- Identify treatment needs and construct a treatment plan for abuse.
- Assess and diagnose co-occurring mental disorders.
This course satisfies the following California BBS Continuing Education requirements:
This course satisfies the following California BBS Pre-licensure requirements:
Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:
- Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
- You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
- Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
- California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.
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