Prevention In An Hour: The Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

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Prevention In An Hour: The Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

August 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Target Audience: All Professionals working with youth in various fields such as human services, tobacco control, juvenile justice, academics, mental health and related fields.

New results from the 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) show that while the prevalence of cigarette smoking among high school students dropped to the lowest levels since the survey began in 1991, the use of e-cigarettes among students is posing new challenges. This training is designed for professionals working with youth to understand the prevalence of ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems) use or commonly dubbed, e-cigarettes, and the health effects associated with use.

Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • Review the decline in traditional cigarette use and the prevalence of ENDS use among youth as reported by the 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
  • Understand how ENDS differ from traditional cigarettes.
  • Explore the posing new challenges and health effects associated with ENDS use among youth.

Registration/CE

This training is free but you must register! Seating is very limited as there will only be 20 slots available.   COSA-NCADD is an approved CE provider of the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiniers and NAADAC, the association for addiction professionals. One contact hour will be provided.

Organizer

Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD
Phone:
3342621629
Email:
csancadd@bellsouth.net

Venue

Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD
828 Forest Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106 US
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