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Recalibrating Cannabis in Michigan: What Social Workers Need to Know (1 Free CE)
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It has been over a decade since passage of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act of 2008, and now recreational adult use has been decriminalized as well. What are the ethical implications and professional practice standards? This Region 8 forum for social workers and community leaders will focus on current trends in cannabis-informed substance abuse and mental health treatment, and social care as an emerging trajectory for professional growth in the field of social work.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/12/2019
When: Thursday, December 12, 2019
7:00-8:30 PM
Where: West Bloomfield Public Library
4800 Walnut Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, Michigan  48323
United States
Contact: Miriam Halprin
(248) 259-9132


Online registration is available until: 12/12/2019
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It has been over a decade since passage of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act of 2008, and now recreational adult use has been decriminalized as well.  What are the ethical implications and professional practice standards? This Region 8 forum for social workers and community leaders will focus on current trends in cannabis-informed substance abuse and mental health treatment, and social care as an emerging trajectory for professional growth in the field of social work.

 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Audience will learn about the public health model for medicalizing substance abuse and effective treatment modalities in the context of current Michigan laws and policies
  • Audience will explore cannabis-informed social care and emerging roles for social work skill sets and scopes of service provision
  • Audience will be informed about the programs and resources developed by the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs in response to the mandate decriminalizing cannabis in Michigan

Presenters: Professor Mike Whitty, Public Health and Drug Policy Consultant (University of Michigan) &  Miriam Halprin, LMSW, ACSW (Social Care Practitioner and Consultant)

 

1 free CE is available for NASW members. $15 for future members.

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