Professional Development

1st Annual Emerging Addiction Conference: UNDERSTANDING CANNABIS TODAY

Monday, April 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Piscataway

Keynote: Jason Kilmer, PhD
University of Washington, School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Health and Wellness

Lessons Learned from Science and Legalization: Implications for Health, Mental Health and Prevention

Panel Discussion:

How Does Cannabis Legalization Change the Picture?
Panelists: Erin Zerbo, MD, Mary Clifton, MD, and Jason Kilmer PhD

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

The Potential Benefits of CBD
Instructor: Mary Clifton, MD

Weeding Through the Pros and Cons of Cannabis Use When Debating Legalization
Instructor: Thomas Etts, LCSW, LCADC

Addressing a Burning Issue: Co-Use of Tobacco and Medical Cannabis
Instructors: Marc Steinberg, PhD, and Mary Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Treating Cannabis Use Disorders in Psychotherapy Practice: An Individualized Client-Centered Approach
Instructors: Arnold Washton, PhD and Loraine Washton, PhD

The Highs and Lows – Let’s Talk with Clients About Their Cannabis Use
Instructor: Stephanie Field LCSW, LCADC

Assessing Medicinal Cannabis Use Versus Cannabis Use Disorder
Instructors: Laura Geftman, LCSW, and Gerald Opthof, PsyD, LPC, LCADC, NCC, CSW

Trends in Young Adult Cannabis Use after Legalization:
Findings from the Young Adult Health Survey
Instructor: Jason Kilmer, PhD

Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Planning for Cannabis Use Disorder
Instructor: Lesia M. Ruglass, PhD

Alcohol and Cannabis: The Exponential Effects
Instructor: Andrew Walsh, MSW, MHRM, LSW

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