Living in a Cloud: Adolescent Nicotine Use

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 11:00 - Noon AKST
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
GoToWebinar
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https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/how-to-join-attendees
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Cost Range
FREE to $20.00

Host And Instructor

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Host
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Instructor
Beth Donnellan, M.Ed, ABD, CCTP, CATP

Credits

C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.50
Earn a certificate of completion for 1.5 CEs by passing an online CE quiz upon completion of the webinar. FREE for NAADAC members

Training Overview Description

Though adolescent cigarette smoking rates have decreased over the past four decades with fewer than 1 in 25 teens reporting daily tobacco use, e-cigarette use has increased two-fold. There are still lower rates of adolescent nicotine use overall, but a potentially dangerous trend has emerged with the increased use of vaping. Cigarette companies are not allowed to market their products to adolescents, but they have found other ways to create a new teen culture through the sponsorship of vaping “cloud” competitions. The purpose of this presentation is to explore the psychopharmacology of nicotine use, the culture of vaping, and strategies for prevention and treatment. Participants will learn how healthy factors of adolescent development add to the risk of becoming addicted to nicotine.

Event-specific Details

Presenter: Beth Donnellan, M.Ed, ABD, CCTP, CATP, has worked in the fields of addiction and emergency mental health for over 25 years in varying positions. Donnellan began her career as a school counselor and licensed therapist working with teens. She has worked professionally as a certified prevention and addictions professional, before moving to the educational field as a Professor at both traditional and online universities.

Price: Education is FREE to all professionals

Continuing Education Hours: Earn a certificate of completion for 1.5 CEs by passing an online CE quiz upon completion of the webinar. FREE for NAADAC members (Join now!). $20 for Non-members.

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