PCN-671 Topic 5 Substance Use and Addictive Disorders Presentation Assignment


Substance Use and Addictive Disorders Presentation

Create an 8-12-slide PowerPoint presentation about substance use and addictive disorders. Include the following in your presentation:

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  1. A title slide
  2. The current rates of substance use (percentages of use in your community and nationally) for alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, heroin, cannabis, ecstasy, and LSD.
  3. Current drug trends in regards to ages and states for the drugs listed
  4. How being a minority affects substance use
  5. Age of onset or age of first use for each drug and why it matters
  6. When a parent or caregiver should worry about drug use (is some experimentation okay?)
  7. The impact of adolescent substance use on the developing brain per brain imaging studies.
  8. The role family plays in regards to substance use and addictive disorders
  9. Which disorders have a high comorbidity rate and why
  10. Treatment options
  11. Detailed speaker notes that represent what you would say if giving the presentation in-person
  12. A reference slide with a minimum of three scholarly resources

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.


Course: PCN-671 Psychopathology and Treatment of Children and Adolescence
School: Grand Canyon University

  • 01/02/2020
  • 5
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