COVID-19 Impacts: Tackling Youth Substance Use Challenges During the Pandemic

COVID-19 Impacts: Tackling Youth Substance Use Challenges During the Pandemic

COVID-19 Webinar Series

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Physicians and other health care providers.

  • Jun 16, 2021
Broadcast starts: 6:30 PM PDT

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

Join us for this free online accredited educational session where highly experienced and knowledgeable family physicians and specialists will share experiences, resources, and recommended best practices in supporting and managing youth with substance use issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will include a panel of presenters, and the audience will be able to ask their questions in real time using webinar technology. We encourage you to send your questions in early.

Skills Gained

  1. Describe evidence informed prevention and screening processes for children and youth at risk for substance use.
  2. Apply early intervention best practices when encountering children and youth with substance use issues.
  3. Identify available resources and current work on developing clinical care pathways.

Key Speakers

Panelist: Dr. Hayley Broker, Family Physician at Foundry North Shore, Mountainside Alternative School

Panelist: Dr. Steve Mathias, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist, Executive Director of Foundry

Panelist: Dr. Carol-Ann Saari, Medical Lead and Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, VIHA

Panelist: Dr. Tom Warshawski, Pediatrician, Medical Director for Child and Youth Health, IHA

Panelist: Dr. David Smith, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist and Medical Director for C&A Psychiatry, IHA

Format

  • Moderator and presenters visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via slido

Connection Details

Prior to the webinar you will receive an email from UBC CPD with connection details. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us.

How to ask Questions

  • The Question & Answer page is OPEN NOW - we encourage you to submit your questions early.

  • Go to https://www.sli.do/ and enter the event ID #: COVID-16June. Or go directly to https://app.sli.do/event/rz230emz

  • Type out your question in the ‘type your question’ field and click ‘SEND'. You will see your question posted and you will be able to review questions that others have asked. Your questions can be asked anonymously, just leave your name out when posting your questions.
  • Up-vote: feel free to click the thumbs up icon beside the questions you like as this will move those questions to the top of the queue.
  • Questions will be reviewed by the moderator and relayed to the presenters before the session and during the Q&A period.

More COVID-19 Information

View Past Webinar Recordings      View COVID-19 Resources      View External CPD/CME Calendar

Cost

Free, but space is limited. Please email cpd.info@ubc.ca if you register but cannot attend.

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