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Medical Marijuana: Current Issues for Mental Health Providers

  • Sunday, October 01, 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Five Star Residence | 8100 Connecticut Avenue Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Presenters: Linda Friskey and Franca Posner

Category 1 | 3 CEUs 

This workshop should be attended by mental health professionals working in the Greater Baltimore area and Greater Washington/Virginia areas who wish to stay abreast of the rapidly changing laws, regulations and attitudes regarding the use of medical marijuana for treatment of health and mental health conditions. 

  • Timely information about current status of laws and regulations in Maryland and Washington, DC will be presented, as well as an overview of a nationwide picture of where medical marijuana is legal, as well as where it is not. 
  • Potential therapeutic use and benefits of medical marijuana will be discussed. 
  • Potential risks associated with use will also be addressed. 
  • Potential for ethical dilemmas related to clinician’s role in providing information or guidance to clients will be explored. 
  • Clinicians will gain knowledge of how to guide clients to information and resources. 
This workshop is appropriate for all levels of social workers and other mental health professionals.
PO Box 711 | Garrisonville, VA  22463 | 202-478-7638 |

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