HDI Seminar Series: The Intersection of Disability and Substance Use Disorder: Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: Friday, February 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Presenters: MyKal Leslie, PhD, LPC, CRC
Learning Objectives: This presentation will highlight the current substance use disorder national crisis and the ways in which it directly impacts the American disability community. The intersection of disability and substance use will be discussed in terms of risk factors, barriers to inclusion, service needs, important resources, and evidenced-based practices for treatment, as well as the overarching impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the current substance use disorder crisis in the United States and the ways in which it directly impacts the American disability community. 2. Identify risk factors and barriers to inclusion in education, employment, and treatment for individuals living with substance use disorder. 3. Examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on substance use issues, specifically for individuals with disabilities. 4. Identify treatment and service delivery needs for individuals living with substance use disorder in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. CEUs: Rehabilitation Counseling CRCC pending. School Psychologists may receive up to 2 CPD clock hours.