POSTPONED: Substance Use and the Young Athlete: How to Recognize Warning Signs and Provide Appropriate Support

This event has been postponed until further notice.

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Original Date/Time: March 27, 2019 / 12 – 1PM CST



This webinar will help practitioners differentiate between common teen/young adult behavior issues and an emerging substance abuse problem so that they may provide immediate and appropriate support to their athletes.


At the end of this presentation, attendees will be better able to:

  1. Apply knowledge regarding the physiological impact of substance use.
  2. Identify warning signs of problematic substance use.
  3. Assess need for immediate assistance and appropriate treatment options.


Target Audience: ATs, RDs, CSCS, and other sports medicine or athlete support staff



Megan Fowler, LCSW, First Call Director of Clinical Services, has been in the field of social work since receiving her MSW in 2009 from California State University, Northridge. She has previous work experience in family reunification, patient care coordination, and child behavioral intervention. Megan is grateful that her own personal long-term recovery and professional education and experience have provided an opportunity to advocate for individuals, families, and communities impacted by Substance Use Disorders.



Drug Free Sport International (BOC AP# P8729) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hour/CEU. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the session. 



Webinar Cost and Continuing Education Information
Our live webinars are free to all attendees with a maximum of 100 participants on the day of the event, so please log-in early to secure your spot. Those unable to attend the live event will be notified when the home study course is active and available for viewing. Home study events incur a $10 administrative fee in order to receive CE credit.

Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainers may receive CE credit for attending either the live or home study webinars. Registered Dietitians and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists may only receive CE credit for attending live events at this time.



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Substance Use and the Young Athlete: How to Recognize Warning Signs and Provide Appropriate Support