Primer: Preparing for Cannabis Legalization: A Psychologists’ Evidence-based Guide
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Cannabis is the most widely used illicit substance in the world. Given the pending legalization of cannabis in Canada, an overview of facts about cannabis, and guidelines for the management of cannabis use disorder in clinical practice are timely. This series of webinars will answer the following questions:
1) What is the truth and what are the myths about the addictive properties of cannabis, and its medicinal use?
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Watch at your own pace! 1-hour primer
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Dr. Igor Yakovenko
Dr. Yakovenko is an assistant professor and a clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. He previously completed his clinical residency at Yale University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta. His research focuses on the associated features and determinants of substance use, disordered gambling, and co-morbidity of addiction and other psychiatric disorders. His recent work has been invested in developing evidence-based public health interventions for cannabis use disorder including the implementation of online platforms to increase access to substance abuse treatment. A major goal of his research is to account for real-world conditions of mental health treatment delivery, such as frequent co-morbidity, in order to generate clinical guidelines and recommendations for integrated care of addiction and mental health.