The Neuroscience of High-Risk Behavior: Developmental Effects on Executive Functioning
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The Neuroscience of High-Risk Behavior: Developmental Effects on Executive Functioning elucidates how substances and other risky behavior affect healthy neurodevelopment, the role of genetics in addiction, the effect of environment, and implications for prevention and treatment for children, teens, and adults. Dr. Crystal Collier, author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, teaches clinicians how to teach the neuroscience of addiction to kids and adults that encourages them to protect their executive functioning skills, empowers parents to explore genetic testing for addiction, and enables teachers and counselors to develop consistent, brain-based prevention programming, clinical skills, and sound policy.
- Addiction Counselors
- Social Workers
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
- To describe how high-risk behavior such as alcohol, drugs, and risky behavior such as technology overuse, gambling, and pornography affect youth brain development.
- To describe the role of genetics in addiction risk, cognitive, affective, and behavioral expressions depending upon environment and epigenetics.
- To apply prevention science techniques consistently within families and schools to achieve long-lasting protective effects.
This program has been approved 1.0 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.
Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.
This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing.
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Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.