COVID-19/Coronavirus: A Mental Health Webinar
wayForward will be hosting a webinar for concerned employers
and managers, discussing the recent outbreak of COVID-19. Workshops will be on March 6 and March 9. For more details and to
register go to the link below.
Caron’s new digital learning courses!
You will find links to all the courses through Caron's Digital Learning page on the Caron website. Please use
the links below to access the individual courses and feel free to share with your colleagues and members of your community.
CONNECT 5: Find the NicoTEEN-Free You! CONNECT 5 is a nicotine reduction
and cessation digital experience designed to help youth make a positive impact on their health. This course
motivates youth towards change and assists them in developing a personalized plan for success that is unique to their needs
and situation. For schools, parents, and students, CONNECT 5 fills a critical need in addressing the widespread abuse of nicotine
vaping and other tobacco products among youth.
PREP: Prevention Resources and Education for Parents/Caregivers Parents and caregivers are the most
powerful influence in deterring their children from alcohol, nicotine, and other drug use. When parents/caregivers have skills,
knowledge, and resources regarding substance use and prevention, their influence on their children’s actions and decisions
increases. This program for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers provides information that research
shows can reduce the chances that young people will engage in substance use.
Vaping and Marijuana Trends As a school, child-serving,
or healthcare professional, you have the ability to impact the youth you serve and help them avoid substance use.
To be effective in your efforts, you first need to understand the pressures and motivation behind their decision to begin
using. This program will help you understand the whys of use, employ proven prevention tactics, identify those already using
through observable behaviors, and recognize marijuana and vaping trends and devices.
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral
to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence
on alcohol and illicit drugs. Caron’s SBIRT modules will (1) highlight for school and healthcare professionals
various screening tools available to assess for harmful and hazardous substance use patterns, (2) demonstrate motivational
interviewing techniques to guide students and patients towards healthy change, and (3) identify resources should further assessment
or treatment be needed.
If you have any questions, contact:
Cory A. Trevena, MA, CPS
Director of Education
Caron Treatment Centers
Comprehensive Addiction Treatment. Recovery
COMPLIANCE HOTLINE: 1-855-356-8890