Medical Marijuana and Its Implications for the Therapeutic Community

4 CEU hours - Like it or not, soon clients with medical marijuana cards will be coming to your practice, if they are not already. Are you able to recognize whether their use is affecting their health and the therapeutic process, for better or worse? Be knowledgeable, be compassionate, be informed!

$39.00

Like it or not, Medical Marijuana has come to Florida, and as of this writing, to 29 other states. Soon clients will be coming to your practice possessing a medical marijuana card, if they have not already. It will be essential for you to understand the laws, and to recognize how your clients’ use will impact their health and the therapeutic process. Using cutting edge research, real-life stories, and fascinating videos, this course will give you the tools you will need to be knowledgeable, compassionate and informed on this fast-changing playing field.

Description

Like it or not, Medical Marijuana has come to Florida, and as of this writing, to 29 other states. Soon clients will be coming to your practice possessing a medical marijuana card, if they have not already. It will be essential for you to understand the laws, and to recognize how your clients’ use will impact their health and the therapeutic process. Using cutting edge research, real-life stories, and fascinating videos, this course will give you the tools you will need to be knowledgeable, compassionate and informed on this fast-changing playing field.

Note to Students: This course was written with mutual collaboration between Matt McMillan, JD, CCJAS and Susan McMillan, LMHC, CAP. Unless otherwise noted, sections which discuss societal trends and areas of major societal concern were primarily written by Matt McMillan, and sections which concern diagnostic assessment, counseling, and treatment were written by Susan McMillan and appear in dark blue.

Option to download course will expire 6 months after date of purchase.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course students will:
• Have a general knowledge of the 6000 year recorded history of marijuana (Matt McMillan)
• Understand the political forces which led to the scheduling of marijuana as a Schedule 1 narcotic. (Matt McMillan)
• Be familiar with the endocannabinoid system and the role of cannabinoids in homeostasis and health (Susan McMillan)
• Know the qualifying conditions in Florida that allow for a medical marijuana card (Matt McMillan)
• Know many of the ailments marijuana can help alleviate (Susan McMillan and Matt McMillan)
• Know the difference between hemp and marijuana (Matt McMillan)
• Know the difference between low THC CBD and medical marijuana (Matt McMillan)
• Be able to use DSM-5 to assess cannabis use disorder (Susan McMillan)
• Be knowledgeable about the beneficial uses of cannabis (Susan McMillan and Matt McMillan)
• Be knowledgeable about the dangers and negative aspects of using cannabis (Susan McMillan)
• Be familiar with treatment protocol for marijuana use disorder (Susan McMillan)
• Be familiar with emerging research (Susan McMillan)

Student Reviews

“I have taken several other medical marijuana courses, but this one was the best by far.”

-Rebecca Sherry, LMHC, Lee Co., Florida 5/15/19

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