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Vaping & Youth: The New Epidemic

Vaping & Youth: The New Epidemic

Vaping & Youth: The New Epidemic

Ms Crystal Wytenus MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS
Ms Crystal Wytenus MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS
on behalf of Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology (GSAPP)

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Launch date: 01 Aug 2020
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Last updated: 11 Sep 2020

Reference: 195823

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The use of vaping devices by youth and young adults continues to increase every year, leading to increased health concerns for this population. This workshop will educate participants on the history of the development of different vaping products over the years, including the potential risks and legal implications associated with these devices. The specific risks for youth, including brain development implications and the concerns regarding an increased likelihood of addiction in present and future for this population, will be described to participants. Lastly, specific considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic and vaping will be discussed during this workshop. Participants will leave this training equipped with the knowledge needed to strategize with youth and families to prevent and address vaping in youth and young adults.

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Explain the history of development and different generations of e-cigarette types
Describe the current legal status and FDA regulatory practices of e-cigarettes
Explain the dangers of youth use of e-cigarettes, including brain development and increased likelihood of addiction later in life
Describe the increased risk for new initiation or increased use of substances, including e-cigarettes, during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ms Crystal Wytenus MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS

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Ms Crystal Wytenus MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS
on behalf of Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology (GSAPP)

Crystal Wytenus has her Master’s degrees in both Psychology and Counseling as well as being dual licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of New Jersey. She is also a Nurtured Heart Approach ® Advanced Trainer. She has worked in residential programs, partial care programs, in home therapy, outpatient, crisis outreach, and inpatient programs. Crystal has worked with both adults and children with a variety of challenges including mental health, behavioral, developmental and substance abuse issues. Over her career she has provided both direct clinical care as well as clinical and administrative oversight. She currently holds the position of Director of Care Management at Bergen's Promise, which is the Care Management Organization (CMO) of Bergen County. Bergen's Promise currently provides care management services to individuals ages 5‐21 with behavioral, mental health, developmental, and substance use challenges. Crystal has presented around the state of New Jersey on substance use trends and the utilization of the wraparound model of care and the Nurtured Heart Approach ® to assist both professionals and community members in promoting appropriate prevention, treatment and recovery services for youth.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • The Addiction Professionals Certification Board
  • 1.00 Units -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
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    Reference: 2252020RECOL 1

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