The Addiction Professional’s Guide to Addressing Medical Marijuana Use - Part 1

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range
FREE to $25.00
Everyone can participate in the webinar for free. Members of NAADAC receive a Certificate of Completion for 2 CEs for FREE by watching all of this webinar and passing an online CE quiz ($25 for non-members).

Host And Instructor

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
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Training Overview Description

In the United States, medical marijuana is now broadly or partially legalized in 34 states, though it remains illegal under federal law. Variation in state and local laws, contradictory research about medical marijuana, and inconsistent administrative policies and procedures can create confusion for addictions professionals. Additionally, addictions professionals are often well aware of the dangers and drawbacks of potentially addictive substances such as marijuana and are accustomed to clients feigning or exaggerating symptoms in pursuit of addictive medication, yet we also sometimes work with clients suffering from debilitating biomedical conditions who might benefit from medical marijuana. This training was designed to provide addiction professionals with a foundation of relevant knowledge about medical marijuana (Part 1) and a clinical decision tree for choosing a sensible and appropriate course of action when working with clients presenting with medical marijuana cards (Part 2).

Event-specific Details

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.


Aaron Norton, LMHC, LMFT, MCAP, CRC, ICADC, SAP, serves as Executive Director of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators, Adjunct Instructor at the University of South Florida, Southern Regional Director for the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and President-Elect and Chair of Education for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. An experienced clinician, presenter, and clinical supervisor, he was awarded Mental Health Counselor of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.

Price: Education is FREE to all professionals.

Continuing Education Hours: Earn a certificate of completion for 2 CEs by passing an online CE quiz upon completion of the webinar. FREE for NAADAC members Join now!. $25 for Non-members.

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