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Using Adolescent Development to Inform Prevention Practice: Brain and Behavior
August 16, 2022

 

The Using Adolescent Development to Inform Prevention Practice: Brain and Behavior provides participants with a review of adolescent development's major social and biological factors and implications for ways to approach substance use prevention/intervention.

Objectives:

  • Describe prevalence rates for adolescent substance use in Region 8, including the most frequently used substances.
  • Explain social and biological (brain development) factors of adolescent development in relation to substance use.
  • Analyze the relationship between developmental factors and prevention/intervention of substance use.

 

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A certificate for one (1) contact hours (CEHs) is available upon completion.
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This e-learning course was developed by the Mountain Plains PTTC.

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Adolescent Development Resources:

 Effects of Substances on the Teen Brain (2 minute shareable video)