Free NAADAC Webinar
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
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Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout their life that place them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood. This transition into substance use interfaces with the five features of emerging adulthood. The helping professional, however, is left with the dilemma on how to proceed in addressing substance use disorders in emerging adults. This webinar will enable the participants to work more effectively when counseling emerging adults with substance use disorders.
- Leave with a working definition and understanding of emerging adulthood in conjunction with the five features of emerging adulthood.
- Understand five reasons substance use increases in emerging adulthood.
- Learn seven skills in counseling emerging adults with substance use disorders.
Education is FREE to all professionals
Earn Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
If you have watched the webinar (either live or on-demand), you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion to verify the continuing education hours you spent learning. To apply (only after watching the webinar), complete and pass the online CE Quiz at the top of this page. NAADAC members receive a CE certificate for 1.5 CEs for free. Non-members of NAADAC can receive 1.5 CEs for $20 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC continuing education hours.
Fred Dyer PhD, CADC, is an international trainer and consultant in the behavioral health arena. He provides consultation and training to agencies and organizations in the areas of emerging adults with substance use and mental health disorders, adolescents, cultural competency, improving client retention and compliance rates, gender responsive programming, co-occurring disorders, juvenile offenders and feedback informed treatment. Dyer has over 150 publications and has trained and consulted extensively across the United States and Europe. His work can be observed dyertrainingandconsulting.com.
Jessica A. Love Jordan-Banks, MHS, CADC, is a board-certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor in the state of Illinois. Based in Chicago, she is the CD Intensive Outpatient Therapist for Mercy Hospital & Medical Center and an Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Addictions Studies & Behavioral Health at Governors State University. As an emerging addictions treatment specialist, Jessica has facilitated community-based AOD education events & trainings, authored an article published in NAADAC’s Spring 2019 issue of “Advances in Addiction & Recovery”, and contributed to several professional organizations, including the NAADAC Clinical Issues Committee and the Illinois Association of Addiction Professionals executive board. She earned her Master of Health Science degree in Addictions Studies with a concentration in Addictions Counseling from Governors State.
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.
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