David Aronson – Medical and Recreational Marijuana for Illinois Mental Health and Healthcare Professionals: Answers to Your Biggest Questions
Courses Content :
- David Aronson
- 6 Hours 9 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Aug 07, 2020
Medical and Mental Health Conditions Treated with Marijuana and Cannabis
- Chronic pain
- Other medical and mental health conditions
Do Cannabinoids Help or Harm My Patient?
- Forms of ingestion
- How the drug functions in the body
- Differentiate between different cannabinoids
- Therapeutic benefits
- Studies on health and psychiatric effects
Medication Interactions You Need to Know
Side Effects and Safety Risks of THC and CBD
- Respiratory and cardiovascular risks
- Immune system impacts
- Influences on cognitive functioning
- Reproductive effects
How to Differentiate between Medical, Recreational and Problematic Use
Legal and Ethical Considerations
- Differences in state programs
- Effects of individual state laws
- Recreational/adult use programs
- Mandated reporting
David Aronson LCSW, practices in an outpatient setting with Integrative Health Center of Maine where he specializes in helping those with chronic illnesses. In his work with the chronically ill, David was routinely asked questions about cannabis use which led him to research the subject in-depth so he could better understand the impacts of cannabis use on his patients’ and provide them with better information and answers.
Since 2017 he has trained thousands of healthcare and mental health professionals throughout the country about cannabis so they too can better understand the impacts of cannabis use on their patients’ mental and physical health and ensure they are up to date on the legal and ethical issues that might affect their work. David has also been invited to appear at the Ohio State University’s Addiction Studies Institute, the largest Midwest addiction studies conference.
David has been practicing psychotherapy since 2009 and is highly experienced in evaluation and level of care assessment. He earned his Master of Social Work degree from the University of New England.