Title

‘I Can Stop Anytime I Want to But I Just Don’t Want To’: Substance Abuse Education and Treatment for Resistant Youth

First Presenter's Institution

LPC, CAADC

Second Presenter's Institution

N/A

Third Presenter's Institution

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Scarbrough 4

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

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Brief Program Description

Drug use and abuse among our nation’s youth continues to present major concerns. Despite our best efforts, illicit drug markets continue to grow, young people continue to poison their brains and bodies. New synthetic and designer drugs continue to emerge from the lab to the lives of youth. This presentation will present innovative approaches and best practice methods to help educate and treat youth who are highly resistant to substance abuse services. This presentation will also present key strategies to quickly and effectively connect with resistant youth and build a strong therapeutic alliance.

Summary

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Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Jeremiah Hopes M.S., LPC,LCAS,CAADC

Jeremiah holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is a professional counselor, keynote speaker, and trainer. His speaking topics include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anger, addictions, diversity and innovative clinical approaches. He excels in designing and implementing creative methods for building rapport with youth considered at risk. He employs innovation combined with traditional theories and models in mental health and substance abuse treatment.

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-5-2018 1:15 PM

End Date

3-5-2018 2:30 PM

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Mar 5th, 1:15 PM Mar 5th, 2:30 PM

‘I Can Stop Anytime I Want to But I Just Don’t Want To’: Substance Abuse Education and Treatment for Resistant Youth

Scarbrough 4

Drug use and abuse among our nation’s youth continues to present major concerns. Despite our best efforts, illicit drug markets continue to grow, young people continue to poison their brains and bodies. New synthetic and designer drugs continue to emerge from the lab to the lives of youth. This presentation will present innovative approaches and best practice methods to help educate and treat youth who are highly resistant to substance abuse services. This presentation will also present key strategies to quickly and effectively connect with resistant youth and build a strong therapeutic alliance.