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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.

Please note

  • 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) 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; (b) information on how identities, social location, beliefs, and biases can impact youth substance use; and (c) 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.

Ce cours comprend un webinaire et des modules d’apprentissage en ligne. Le webinaire donne un aperçu de la consommation de substances psychoactives chez les jeunes. Les modules d’apprentissage en ligne, qui permettent à chaque participant.e de travailler à son propre rythme, traitent des questions suivantes : dépistage de la consommation de substances chez les jeunes; consommation de substances chez les jeunes et troubles concomitants chez les jeunes; interventions connexes auprès des jeunes; rôle des familles dans la consommation de substances des jeunes, tel que raconté par deux jeunes dont l’expérience sert de base au cours.

Remarques :

  • L'inscription à ce cours exige une clef d'inscription, qui vous sera fournie lorsque vous aurez rempli le sondage. Pour accéder au sondage, cliquez sur le lien en haut de la page d'accueil des cours de formation des CBEJO.
  • Seuls les cliniciens fournissant des soins directs ainsi que les directeurs ou gestionnaires participant à la planification du programme clinique ont accès au cours en ligne intégral. En revanche, le webinaire de formation est ouvert à tous.

At the end of the 1st part, (“Substance use interventions with young people”), participants will receive an email from Moodle giving them automatic access to part two, which includes the following: (a) basic frameworks and best practices (determinants health , principles of harm reduction and practice based on the treatment of concurrent disorders, with an emphasis on substance use); (b) the role of young people's identity, social status and outlook on life, as well as the prejudices they face, in their use of psychoactive substances;