The Prevalence of E-Cigarettes Among Youth

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The Prevalence of E-Cigarettes Among Youth

February 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

About the Training Topic: 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.

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

Objectives:

  • 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. There are only 20 slots available for this training. The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD is an approved CE provider though NAADAC, the association for addiction professionals and the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners.

Trainer: Antonio Edwards, MPA, CMHFA

Details

Date:
February 28, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD

Venue

Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD
828 Forest Avenue
Montgomery , 36106 United States
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Phone:
334-262-1629
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