Neural, Affective, and Behavioral Risk Factors for Problematic Cannabis Use

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Neural, Affective, and Behavioral Risk Factors for Problematic Cannabis Use


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Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, June 03, 2020
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • "Neural, Affective, and Behavioral Risk Factors for Problematic Cannabis Use"
  • Natania Crane PhD
    • Visiting Assistant Professor
    • Associate Director of the UIC Recovery Clinic
    Natania Crane

Location
  • Online - via Zoom
Video Recording
Event Details

Dr. Natania Crane is a Clinical Psychologist currently completing a NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research utilizes multiple methods (i.e., fMRI, EEG, cognitive, clinical, and self-report measures) to examine the brain and behavioral risk factors and consequences of Substance Use Disorders, especially Cannabis Use Disorder. An important aspect of her research is studying the relationship between clinical mental health factors and substance use, particularly between depression and cannabis use. Dr. Crane received her PhD in Clinical Psychology and completed her Clinical Internship at UIC, with an emphasis in Neuropsychology. She has received Early Career Travel Awards from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the American Psychological Foundation.


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Describe changes in smoked cannabis and the prevalence of Cannabis Use Disorder over the past 40 years
  2. Identify risk factors for cannabis use and Cannabis Use Disorder
  3. Specify the neural circuitry impacted by cannabis

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Natania Crane has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.