Professional Development Center

EPA 532 Adolescents and Substance Abuse - CANCELLED

Course Number: EPA 532
Course Title: Adolescents and Substance Abuse
Class #: 62414
Dates: June 23-27, 2014
Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Future Builders School, Raymond, Maine
Faculty: Patrick Young and Eric Brown, Future Builders School
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,284.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: This course has been cancelled

This course is designed to give participants an overview of chemical dependency. Physiological and psychological addiction will be examined. Key concepts related to theoretical models of understanding and treating individuals with chemical dependency will be reviewed, particularly as these relate to adolescents and their families. The concept of comorbidity and the interface between substances and psychopathology will be examined. Additionally, substance use is examined as it relates to issues of diversity. Students will be expected to review and examine how substances have affected their lives and the lives of family and friends. (This course will be held at Future Builders School, Raymond, Maine)