Prevalence of Substance Use, Misuse and Disorders – 2 CEHs
April 27, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prevalence of Substance Use, Misuse and Disorders: Risk Factors, Protective Factors, Evidence Based Prevention and Interventions
2 clinical continuing education hours for social workers
Trainer: Katherine Coleman, LPC, LCADC, CCS
This workshop is designed to expand participants understanding of the most common mental health impairments of substance use amongst youth. This workshop will teach professionals to develop competencies surrounding identification and treatment models for this population. Participants will be able to understand what factors contribute to substance use and substance use prevention. Effective evidenced based treatments in addressing substance use disorders for youth will be explored to provide participants with greater knowledge of treatment methods. This workshop will teach professional strategies to increase protective factors for “at risk” youth.
About the Trainer…
Katherine Coleman is an LPC and LCADC with 10+ years of professional experience working in the field of substance use and mental health counseling. She has provided clinical services in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings and has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families. She has been employed by Care Plus NJ for the past 5 years as the Program Director for Addictive Services and oversees all aspects of the adult and adolescent programming. She provides clinical supervision and trainings to agency and program staff as well as schools and youth serving agencies interested in gaining more knowledge in the area of mental health and addiction.
“Social workers will receive two (2) clinical continuing education hours for participating in this course.”