This course consists of a webinar and eLearning modules. The webinar provides a foundational overview of youth and substance use. The self-paced eLearning modules address screening for youth substance use; youth substance use and concurrent disorders; interventions for youth substance use; and family involvement and youth substance use, using two personal youth stories as the basis for learning.
- This course requires an enrolment key. You can obtain the key by completing the survey linked to at the top of the YWHO course landing page.
- Only direct care clinicians and individuals involved in clinical program planning in a leadership/management role will receive access to the full eLearning course. All participants will receive access to the training webinar.
After completing Part 1: Addressing Substance Use in Youth, participants will automatically gain access to Part 2 training through an email from Moodle. This training provides:
- a foundation of frameworks and best practices, including the social determinants of health, harm reduction principles, and concurrent disorders-informed practice, with a focus on substance use;
- information on how identities, social location, beliefs, and biases can impact youth substance use; and
- learnings about the various functions of substance use in young people’s lives and the application of this knowledge to collaborative goal setting and treatment planning.