Webinar: Supporting youth in making informed decisions about cannabis

Join us for this free, informative webinar for nurses and other health care professionals, Part Two of a four-part series: "Cannabis Use Across the Lifespan Supporting Youth in Making Informed Decisions About Cannabis."

Date: June 4, 2019
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm EDT
Register at https://myrnao.ca/cannabis2019youth. View the flyer.

Webinar objectives

  • Understand the prevalence of cannabis use in Ontario for youth and young adults
  • Understand the continuum of cannabis use and evidence-based interventions for youth
  • Outline youth engagement principles to support youth to make informed choices about cannabis use
  • Outline a strategy to promote capacity of adult allies in schools to promote open and non-judgmental conversations with youth regarding cannabis
  • Explore examples of school board interventions to promote cannabis literacy amongst school staff

The presenters

  • Chealsea De Moor, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
  • Kira London-Nadeau, Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
  • Jennifer Burgess, Toronto Public Health

For more information contact tcosta [at] rnao [dot] ca.

This webinar is presented by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and the Provincial System Support Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Funding for this educational opportunity is provided by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. This webinar series is co-hosted by the Evidence Exchange Network (PSSP, CAMH) and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.

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