On Demand Wednesday Lecture Series: Best Practice Substance Treatment for Adolescents and Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Engagement
This recorded presentation was originally reviewed on February 8, 2022, and broadcast live online on February 9, 2022, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
In the Fall, 2021, a national coalition of leading experts in pediatric health declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health. The youth mental health crisis is also underpinned by the ongoing opioid epidemic and, in the ever-expanding legalized cannabis environment, a rising trend in adolescent use of extremely high potency cannabis concentrates. Many childhood-onset mental health problems increase the risk of adolescent-onset substance use disorders; substance use complicates the clinical management of pre-existing mental health problems and increases the risk of developing new mental health problems. Although co-occurrence is the rule rather than the exception, there remains a critical clinical workforce shortage of dually trained clinicians, and fewer than 10% of adolescents who could benefit from substance treatment receive it. This presentation is designed to provide clinicians with valid substance screening tools, research-based psychoeducational materials, knowledge of evidence-based substance treatment modalities, and practical clinical skills for brief interventions and “warm handoff” referral procedures to enhance youth substance treatment engagement
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
1. Describe the inter-relationship between mental health problems and substance use disorders.
2. Describe three evidence-based treatment modalities for adolescents with substance use disorders.
3. Define valid substance screening, brief intervention, and “warm handoff” substance treatment referral procedures in clinical practice
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About the speaker
Paula Riggs, MD is Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine. As the Director of the Division of Addiction Science, Prevention and Treatment and Dependence, she conducts and oversees a broad range of NIH-funded research projects. Dr. Riggs is nationally known for her clinical expertise and research in adolescents and has led the field in conducting the largest controlled medication & behavioral intervention trials in adolescents with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders (SUD). These studies informed the development of Encompass, recently highlighted by SAMHSA as one of only a handful of evidence based integrated mental health/substance treatment programs for adolescents and young adults with co-occurring disorders in the country. In addition to her own research, Dr. Riggs has had a career-long commitment to training and mentoring early-career investigators including her leadership of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s NIDA K12 Physician Scientist Program in Substance Abuse for the past 17 years.
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Paula Riggs, MD, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients during the past 24 months. She will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Briana, Riemer, MD, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, MBA, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, MCHES, CPHQ, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.
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Wednesday Lecture Series: Best Practice Substance Treatment for Adolescents and Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Engagement
Paula Riggs, MD
Director, Division of Addiction Science, Prevention & Treatment
Vice-Chair, Faculty Affairs
Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Originally reviewed February 8, 2022.
Originally broadcast live February 9, 2022, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET
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