Twenty First Century Vaping: A Youth Epidemic : VFHY
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Empower Series

Twenty First Century Vaping: A Youth Epidemic

Free Registration – Limited Capacity

March 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Virtual Workshop Description

This virtual workshop covers the evolution of e-cigarettes, its appeal to youth, its health risks and how we can address this public epidemic. It also details e-cigarette anatomy and its contents.

In this Virtual Workshop you will learn:

  • The definition of E-Cigarettes
  • An understanding of how e-cigs evolved and its anatomy
  • How E-Cigarettes are marketed to young people & Social Media Targeting
  • Explore Nicotine effects on the Body
  • National and local Tobacco Product and E-Cigarette Data
  • Policies and suggestions to address E-Cigarette Use

Virtual Workshop Instructor

Barbara Burke received her MSW from the VCU School of Social Work in 1978 and most of her work over the past 40 years has been with Substance Use Disorders. She recently retired from clinical practice, where she specialized in the assessment, early and treatment of Adolescents and Young Adults. Barbara believes in the importance of family involvement and meeting folks where they are. Her focus has been on helping young people understand their relationship with substances and their risk factors for dependence so they can make informed decisions. She is the co-founder of “Rams in Recovery”, a Collegiate Recovery Program at VCU where she remains part of the project team and a member of its advisory board. She is currently adjunct faculty in the VCU School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences where she teaches courses in Substance Abuse and Coping and Adaptation. She also contracts with the University of Richmond to provide early intervention groups and is a consultant to area schools.

Virtual Workshop Registration

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