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Cannabis Use in Adolescents – 9/29/2020

Cannabis Use in Adolescents

 

Presented by Mary Fristad,PhD, ABPP Director of Research Development and Academic Affairs in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Emerita Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Psychology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State University

Moderator, Jill Ehrenreich-May, PhD, University of Miami

This seminar will provide information on current trends in legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in the United States, explore the biology of cannabis use, particularly in adolescent brains, present statistics on adolescent marijuana use, discuss risks and benefits of use, and describe clinical strategies for addressing use in this age group.

After the webinar participants will be able to:
1. Recognize changes in potency of marijuana.
2. Increase familiarity with marijuana usage and associated risk in adolescence.
3. List two clinical strategies to address marijuana usage in adolescence.

Recording

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Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP, is Director of Research Development and Academic Affairs in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Emerita Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Psychology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State University. She has served on the inaugural executive boards and been president of both the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association Division 53, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SCCAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For registration questions, contact Lynn Canty.