Illicit Drug Use: Do You Know What Your Client Is Talking About?

Multiple Dates – Please select at registration

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $47

Live & Interactive Webinar!

Includes Training Presentation PDF!

NCASPPB Approved  for 3 Hours SS

NAADAC  #211428


Target audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Certified Clinical Supervisors.

Course Level: All Levels

In this course, we are going to discuss multiple facets of illicit drug use. We will examine the six scheduled drug classifications for North Carolina and provide an opportunity for you to learn about such things as drug identification and composition, how they are used, signs of influence, contraindications, symptoms of withdrawal, and working with drug-related mandated clients. This course is intended for helping professionals who are seeking a solid competency in understanding the complexities of illicit drug use.

Learning Objectives:

NC Carolina Schedules, Controlled Substances & Penalties for Possession.

The Addicted Brain: The Science of Addiction.

Identify and Discuss the Most Common Substances Clinicians Encounter with Clients.

Methods of Use & Why They Do It That Way.

Signs/Symptoms of Under the Influence, Withdrawal, Contraindications, and Substance-Induced Psychosis.

Meet Your Facilitator

This webinar is led by Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional. Shannon is a Durham native. Her undergraduate degrees are in sociology and criminal justice. Shannon also has her MA in Forensic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling.  She started her career in education and worked for many years with gang-involved youth. Shannon also provides Clinical Supervision for aspiring Alcohol & Addiction Counselors and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists.

After transitioning from education to full-time mental health, Shannon spent many years working with adolescents and adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorder, and chronic homelessness. Shannon offers over 20 years of experience working with these vulnerable populations. Shannon also believes in and strongly supports harm reduction initiatives as well as being an ally in the fight to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are treated with dignity and respect in their journey in recovery.

In her spare time, Shannon rehabilitates wildlife and believes strongly in the healing impact of animals in the therapeutic setting.

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