(WEBINAR) Current Drug Trends Among Youth

CE Type:*Cert of Attendance Only

# of CE's: Certificate of Attendance only

CE Type: No CE's are being offered for this cours


About This Course

Current research into the substance use and abuse of youth indicates there is a decrease in certain substances among youth and an increase in others. There has also been a real decline in the perception of risk from using a number of substances by youth. This workshop will look at research and emerging drug trends among youth, as well as the teenage brain and addiction.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Participants will examine recent research on drug trends among youth.
  2. Participants will explore the use and impact of synthetic marijuana and other substances.


Intended Audience: 

Behavioral health agency staff working with adolescents who may meet criteria for substance use treatment.


Instructional Level: 



Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive a certificate. Certificates of Attendance will be available to download from the Learning Hub once the evaluation is successfully submitted.


Credit Statements:

No CE's are being offered, only Certificates of Attendance

Course Instructors

December 8, 2022

Deborah McCoy

Education Consultant and Trainer

As an Education Consultant and Trainer, Deborah has provided in-depth bullying and sexual harassment, cyber-bullying, and youth & social media workshops and seminars. She has worked for 35 years in the fields of education and training, focusing on bullying, cyberbullying, sexual harassment, threat assessment and school climate and safety. Deborah previously worked for the PA Department of Education, in the Division of Safe & Drug-Free Schools as a Regional Coordinator, providing guidance and assistance to Student Assistance Programs in the eastern part of the state.