Information and Approaches on Vaping and THC for Counselors Working with Teens
Friday, March 6, 2020
National Louis University – Lisle Campus
850 Warrenville Rd, Lisle, IL 60532
$125 - Non-Member
$100 - Member
$80 - Student Member
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In recent years, vaping (use of electronic nicotine devices) has become the most widely abused substance in the youth. Medical and social literature have shown the detrimental effects these devices/substances cause -leading to addiction and other health and social consequences. This workshop is designed to engage attendees of the ICA workshop in the discussion to understand the issues at hand and better assist their schools/districts address this issue.
By the end of the workshop attendees be able to:
- Define the landscape of electronic nicotine/THC devices.
- Describe how the working mechanisms of the devices and what ingredients are typically used in the devices.
- Identify health and social consequences associated with vaping.
- Identify community resources available for education on this public health crisis.
- Develop solutions for that could be implemented.
Presenters: Dr. Jessica Kerr & Anne Shragal, LCPC, PEL-SC, ACS
Dr. Jessica Kerr is a clinical pharmacist and the Dean of Professional and Student Affairs at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. She completed her Primary Care Residency with Texas Tech University Health Sciences in 2002 and continues to serve her clinical practice in the Veterans Affairs System since then. She assists patients in the specialty area of diabetes management and cardiovascular risk reduction. Dr. Kerr has been a trained smoking cessation coach since 2002 and currently assists the Illinois Principals Association and the Madison County Illinois Vaping Task Force to discuss and develop innovative ways for preventative approaches with youth to combat students and vaping. She advises doctoral students in research regarding vaping from the bench to clinical practice. She hosts several active learning programs to engage high school students interested in the vaping topic to become peer mentors to 5th-8th graders to provide preventative education to this age group. She facilitates pharmacy students to go out into the community to also provide this education. Currently, Dr. Kerr is developing a social treatment course for student who vape. This program will be offered in a pilot fashion for students who have broken school policies to address the addiction component of this negative behavior. She is excited to be with us today to start conversation and leave with plans.
Anne Shragal became involved with PTSD and medicinal cannabis when she was working with pediatric patients. After hearing about veterans who had PTSD and using medicinal cannabis, she began doing her own research. Since January 2017, Ms. Shragal has been helping patients attain their medical cannabis cards as an additional treatment to counseling, which may assist in symptom relief and have a successful treatment outcome. She also helps to train other clinicians and interns with proper PTSD assessment processes, exposure therapy, and medical cannabis treatment. Anne owns and operates her private practice, Breeze Counseling, servicing clients in Oak Park, Downers Grove, and through online therapy. She holds a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor license (LCPC) with a Masters degree in Community Counseling, a PEL endorsed in School Counseling, and nationally recognized Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at Northern Illinois University in Higher Education and Supervision.
Registration - 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Morning Session - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Lunch (Provided by ICA) - 12:00PM-1:00PM
Afternoon Session - 1:00PM-4:00PM
CE/PD Distribution - 4:00PM
(If you have any special food requirements, please contact the ICA office at firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Location, Map, and Parking
National Louis University Lisle
850 Warrenville Road
Lisle, Illinois 60532
NLU Lisle is a one building campus. Free parking is available in the school lot.
ICA workshops and trainings provide for CEs (clock hours) through Counseling Education Licensure with IDFPR. The Illinois Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2014. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Illinois Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This program is recognized as providing CE Clock Hours for: LPC/LCPC, LSW/LCSW (IDFPR license #159.001342), LicPsych (IDFPR license #268.000065) and MFTs (IDFPR license #168.000228).
PDs provided by ISBE #651089585510000
Registrations, cancelled before seven days prior to the workshop, can be refunded minus a $25 administration fee. No refunds can be made seven days prior to the workshop. Workshops may be cancelled or rescheduled due to inadequate registration or other circumstances beyond our control. If ICA cancels a workshop due to inadequate registration, you will receive a full refund. ICA is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of substitution, alteration, or cancellation of an event. ICA shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event that a workshop is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrences or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency. ICA will make every effort to offer a substitution event in the case ICA cancels because of a fortuitous event or Act of God.