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Event Name

Pharmacology: Online
For: Professionals
Provided by: Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work, Professional Development

Date and Time

Mon Nov 14 to Fri Dec 23, 2016 (This event is over)


Event Description

This online workshop will provide the participant with a solid foundation on the unique attributes of the range of psychoactive drugs from alcohol and cannabis to bath salts, crystal meth and oxycontin and how each in turn affects the brain and human behavior. The four groupings of psychoactive agents depressants, including opioids, stimulants, hallucinogens and psychotherapeutic agents will be examined including the active effects on a user along with withdrawal. The social context of drug use will also be discussed providing a frame regarding how drugs are deemed licit or illicit in Canada.

CACCF: 12 core continuing education hours.

More Info

519-884-0710 x5265


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Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
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