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Harm Reduction: Evidence and Practical Applications with Emerging Adults (1 CE)
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 9:30 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
Category: Affiliate Programs

Morris County Psychological Association presents:  Harm Reduction:  Evidence and Practical Applications with Emerging Adults (1 CE)
Presented by: Nathan McClelland, PhD 
Dr. Nathan McClelland is a psychologist licensed in New Jersey and New York and is an associate at Morris Psychological Group in Parsippany, NJ.  He works with a wide range of presenting concerns including life transition issues, and challenges of young adulthood.

When:  Wednesday, January 12th  2022
9:30-10:30 a.m. (9:00 am for zoom networking)
Where: Zoom – address emailed prior to the event upon registration
Cost:   $20 (non-MCPA members) | $10 (MCPA members) | $0 students

Please register online by Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 
Emerging adulthood has in recent years been characterized as a developmental life stage separate and distinct from both late adolescent and young adulthood.  Harm reduction is comprised of a collection of concepts and strategies with the aim of minimizing negative outcomes associated, most typically, with drug and alcohol use/misuse, contrasting with abstinence-driven approaches.  The presentation will look to address application of harm reduction strategies specifically within the emerging adult population.      
Learning Objectives:  By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
  1. Summarize the current research on emerging adulthood as a distinct life phase.   
  2. Discuss evaluation and treatment concepts for emerging adults and failure to launch individuals.
  3. Identify harm reduction concepts and strategies.
  4. Apply concepts discussed to applicable patients.  
This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.
Contact:   Nancy Sidhu at [email protected] if you have any questions or prefer not to register online. Anyone requesting accommodations as per Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Nancy Sidhu 14 days ahead of the zoom event.
This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA sponsored programs.  No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared.
This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.
Refunds will be granted for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time or due to technological difficulties with the zoom process.