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Provider, Nursing and Psychiatry Grand Rounds Online Videos

Teens and Substance Abuse: What the Healthcare Professional Should Know


Speaker(s)Leslie Walker, MD


If you wish to receive a certificate of participation for successful completion of this nursing continuing education activity, please complete the required online evaluation after viewing the entire video program. Upon completion of the form, you will be able to print your own ceritificate.

These online continuing education programs are provided by the Center for Children with Special Needs at Seattle Children's in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health Children with Special Needs Program. The programs feature presentations by healthcare professionals at Seattle Children’s and are intended for a broad audience of healthcare professionals.

Your opinions and feedback are critical to program success. Have questions or need assistance? Please contact Marianne Gonterman, program coordinator, at 206-987-5318 or 800-293-2462 x2 (toll-free) or via email.

View and print: Now That Marijuana Is Legal in Washington: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use (PDF).

This booklet for parents of middle school students (grades 6–8), written by Dr. Leslie Walker from Seattle Children’s Hospital and Dr. Kevin Haggerty from the University of Washington’s Social Development Research Group, provides information about marijuana and teen health; what parents can do to prevent teen marijuana use; and what the new law means for minors.