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Adolescent and Substance-Related Addictive Disorders

Gain an understanding of adolescents’ substance abuse related problems with proven techniques for assessments, treatments and therapy.

Substance use by adolescents and related problems has become one of the most pressing problems in the teenage years. The use of alcohol, marijuana, opiates and other substances of abuse by adolescents is increasingly common and management of these youth is very challenging. This ondemand webinar presents basic background information on problem substance use among adolescents and provides a critical examination of both assessment and treatment, including traditional interventions such as 12-step, AA/NA as well as newer evidenced-based therapies. You will gain an understanding of what works with adolescents and why.


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Agenda

Epidemiology

  • Substance Use
  • Substance-Related Disorders

Definitions

  • DSM-IV - Abuse and Dependence
  • DSM5 - Substance Use Disorders

Course

  • Normal Development
  • Risk Factors
  • Neurobiology
  • Psychiatric Comorbidity

Assessment

  • Screening
  • Engagement
  • Multidomain Assessment
  • Instruments
  • Drug Screens

Treatment

  • Principles of Treatment
  • Elements of Treatment
  • Psychosocial Interventions

– Traditional Approaches - 12 Step and AA/NA

– CBT

– Motivational Interviewing

– Family Therapy

– Aftercare

  • Psychopharmacology

– Replacement and Craving Reduction Therapies

– Comorbid Psychopathology Therapies

Prevention

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Over 28 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Oscar G. Bukstein, M.D., M.P.H.

Oscar G. Bukstein, M.D., M.P.H.

University of Texas-Houston Medical School

  • Medical director, DePelchin Children’s Center, Houston, Texas
  • Clinical professor of psychiatry – University of Texas-Houston/Baylor College of Medicine
  • Respected academic and clinical psychiatrist with international expertise in adolescent substance use disorders
  • Writer of clinical practice guidelines for adolescent substance use disorders
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous areas of child and adolescent disruptive behavior and substance use disorders
  • Writer of over 130 papers, chapters or books
  • Member of the APA, AACAP, AAAP
  • M.D. and M.P.H. degrees, University of Texas
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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