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New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Understanding and Treating Cannabis Use Disorder

  • February 16, 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 150, Concord, NH 03301
  • 5

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A 6-hour training with Dr. Scott Methe

February 16, 2024

8:30am-4pm

PRESENTATION: Cannabis use is rapidly growing in the United States. Among those who use cannabis, a subset will develop cannabis use disorder (CUD). As a result, clinicians are more likely to encounter clients with established patterns of problematic cannabis use. Effective treatment, therefore, is based on an understanding of biological, psychological, and social factors related to cannabis use. Clinicians who are poised to treat CUD will also have a thorough knowledge of assessment and diagnostic concerns. Through case studies, discussions, and exercises, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the unique course of CUD, and use this knowledge to develop effective treatment plans and interventions.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • List biological, psychological, and social factors associated with CUD;
  • Summarize diagnostic considerations and co-occurring problems associated with CUD;
  • Identify at least 2 effective assessment and treatment approaches for treating CUD;
  • Describe the state of research supporting CUD treatment; and
  • Develop effective treatment plans and interventions for individuals with CUD.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dr. Scott Methe is a master licensed alcohol and drug counselor who currently manages the New Hampshire clinical team at Better Life Partners. Scott began his career working in psychiatric intensive care and substance use counseling while pursuing his Ph.D. in applied educational psychology at UMass Amherst. As an assistant psychology professor at East Carolina University and then at the UMass Boston College of Education, Scott maintained a part-time clinical practice while conducting research in behavioral and academic assessment. Throughout his academic career, he published over a dozen peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly works and earned awards for exemplary research and professional service. He also held associate editorships for two scientific journals while serving on multiple editorial boards.  

In 2014, Scott set his sights on education reform and was awarded a fellowship at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University along with a senior research fellowship at Boston University. After a distinguished career in academia, in 2018 he gratefully returned to his clinical roots at the Farnum Center, where he gained experience across multiple levels of care. After earning his MLADC, he began to pursue healthcare management and administrative positions, serving as a clinic director and currently as a clinical manager. Scott lives happily at home with his wife, son, and dog in Durham, New Hampshire. 

REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members $65; *Non-Members $75; *NBCC included. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or training@nhadaca.org

6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: None
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 2, 5-8 & 11-18
CPS Domains: 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category A) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form.  For multiple registrants you must register each one individually.  Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received.  Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration.  Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received.  We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics.  Thank you.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


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