It Takes a Village: Understanding and Treating Adolescent Substance...
Engaging and treating adolescents with substance use disorders and their families present many challenges including the increasing acuity and complexity of the problem and a limited array of service delivery options and evidence-based treatments. This presentation will provide an overview of current trends and perspectives on adolescent substance use disorders as well as a review of effective screening, assessment and engagement strategies for the adolescent and his family. An overview of evidence-based interventions, as well as a systems-based intensive outpatient model of treatment, will be presented. Case presentation and discussion will allow participants to address real-world challenges and opportunities.
Gary L. Sauls, LCAS & Paul Nagy, LPC, LCAS, CCS from Duke University
Date & Time:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Registration begins at 8:00am
3 NADAC and NBCC credit hours available
- Identify current drug use trends, perspectives and etiology of adolescent substance use disorders.
- Review guidelines for screening, assessing and engaging adolescent substance abusers and their families.
- Describe evidence-based treatment interventions and a family-based intensive outpatient model of treatment.