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Into the Weeds: Marijuana Legalization and Social Work Practice - 5.5 CEUs
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Into the Weeds: Marijuana Legalization and Social Work Practice - 5.5 CEUs

 Export to Your Calendar 9/27/2019
When: Friday, September 27, 2019
8:30am - 3:15pm
Where: Sheraton Needham Hotel
Needham, Massachusetts 
United States
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Online registration is available until: 9/24/2019
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This full day conference will address the timely topic of marijuana legalization in Massachusetts and the role of social workers in the state’s evolving landscape.

 

The keynote will provide an overview of current regulations and their impact on clinicians and clients. Speakers will then focus on a variety of clinical and policy topics, including racial equity in marijuana implementation, assessment in practice, youth issues, and more.

 

Schedule

 

8:30-9:00         Welcome and Comments

Sarah Coughlin, LICSW, LADC-1, NASW-MA Board President

 

9:00-10:15       Keynote: Cannabis Legalization in Massachusetts

Jennifer FlanaganMS in Mental Health Counseling, Cannabis Control Commission, former State Senator

  

10:15-10:30     Break

 

10:30-11:30     Legalization for the Next Generation of Leaders: Racial and Social Justice Opportunities

Shaleen Title, MA, JD, Cannabis Control Commission

  

11:30-12:30     Making Sense of the Latest Science About Cannabis

Mark Albanese, MD, Adult Outpatient Psychiatry & Addiction Service, Cambridge Health Alliance; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

12:30-1:15     Lunch

 

1:15-2:15     “Do You Think It’s the Pot?”: Assessing and Addressing Cannabis Use in Treatment

Gabrielle Dean, MPH, LICSW and Jon Cohan, CADC, Co-hosts of Right Media radio show/podcast, private practices

 

2:15-3:15     Chronic Marijuana Use Among Teens and Young Adults

Rick Cresta, LICSW, BUSSW faculty, private practice

 

3:15     CE Stamping

 

This program is approved for 5.5 CEUs.

Cost of Attendance: $90 for NASW members / $120 for non-members.

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