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Virtual One-day Training on Medical and Legal Marijuana: Practice and Policy Issues

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The goal of this interactive workshop is to cover the history of marijuana legalization and major events that have shaped this history are discussed. Known scientific research on the benefits of medical marijuana and the risks associated with marijuana usage are covered, as well as the continued barriers to better scientific research on this topic. Interactive exercises are incorporated in order to have participants analyze child custody issues for clients who are on medical marijuana. State and National legalization trends will be discussed. Other exercises include the participants discussing how treatment is impacted by medical marijuana and participants will analyze under what conditions there would be a "duty to report" a coworker on medical marijuana.

**This training is scheduled for August 16, 2021 from 8:30am - 3:00pm EST
**Early Bird Price Expires August 6, 2021
**Earn 5.0 NAADAC Continuing Education credits upon completion of training
**Zoom link, corresponding training materials, and instructions will be sent via email to all registrants to email address of file prior to training.

Presenters: 
Glenn Duncan, MA

Glenn Duncan has been working in the behavioral healthcare field for 25 years. He has lectured nationally on many topics including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, clinical supervision, emerging drugs of abuse and the ASAM Criteria. Glenn is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Clinical Alcohol/Drug Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Glenn has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Western Carolina University. Since 2003, Glenn has served as the Executive Director at Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program, Inc. in Flemington, NJ. Since 1999, Glenn has also specialized in, and has developed a lecture series on clinical supervision. He is a leading lecturer for both addictions and mental health professionals and trains nationally on issues regarding clinical supervision. Glenn authored a chapter on the use of live supervision in a community treatment organization for the book entitled “The Use of Technology in Clinical Supervision and Training: Mental Health Applications,” published in 2016.

Date & Time: 
Monday, August 16, 2021
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: 
$149 Early Bird Price (Expires Aug. 6, 2021)
Location: 
Eastern Standard Time

Conducted Live on ZOOM