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Substance Use and Misuse among Teens: Healthcare Strategies for Screening and Intervention

January 29, 2018. In this MCH webinar, Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH and Cari McCarty, PhD will discuss healthcare strategies for screening and intervention of substance use among teens.

Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health, Violence and Injury Prevention

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This webinar is part of the Maternal and Child Public Health webinar series.

Air date: January 29, 2018 at 11:00 am (Pacific)

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate why adolescence is an important developmental timeframe for addressing substance misuse
  • Discuss and utilize best practices for conducting substance use screening and brief intervention with adolescents

Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners

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Recording

Resources

Photo by Omar Lopez.

Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health, Violence and Injury Prevention

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenters

Dr. Yolanda Evans is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Adolescent Medicine attending physician in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital. Her research focuses on the use of social media as a tool to provide reliable, accurate health information.

Dr. Cari McCarty is a Clinical Psychologist, Research Professor in Pediatrics and Adjunct Research Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. She has been on faculty at the University of Washington for the past 15 years, and has developed a research program to understand the interrelationships between mental health, physical health and alcohol and substance use disorders throughout adolescence. She currently is leading several grants focused on screening and intervening to reduce adolescent health risk behaviors using an electronic health tool. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed scientific papers.

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