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Harm Reduction: Evidence and Practical Applications with Emerging Adults Presented by Dr. Nathan McClelland

  • 12 Jan 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom - link to be emailed to registrants prior to the event
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Morris County Psychological Association

You are invited to join us at our monthly zoom program:


Harm Reduction:  Evidence and Practical Applications with Emerging Adults

Presented by:

Dr. Nathan McClelland

Dr. Nathan McClelland is a psychologist licensed in New Jersey and New Yorik and is an associate at Morris Psychological Group in Parsippany, NJ.  He works with a wide range of presenting concerns including life transition issues, and challenges of young adulthood.

Emerging adulthood has in recent years been characterized as a developmental life stage separate and distinct from both late adolescent and young adulthood.  Harm reduction is comprised of a collection of concepts and strategies with the aim of minimizing negative outcomes associated, most typically, with drug and alcohol use/misuse, contrasting with abstinence-driven approaches.  The presentation will look to address application of harm reduction strategies specifically within the emerging adult population.      

Learning Objectives:  By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

1.         Summarize the current research on emerging adulthood as a distinct life phase.   
2.         Discuss evaluation and treatment concepts for emerging adults and failure to launch individuals
3.         Identify harm reduction concepts and strategies.
4.         Apply concepts discussed to applicable patients.   

 This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program.

When:      Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

                 9:00-9:30am  (9:00 am for zoom networking) 

                 9:30-10:30am  Presentation

Where:      zoom – address emailed prior to the event upon registration

Cost:         $20 (non-MCPA members)

                  $10 (MCPA members)

                  $0 students

Contact:   Nancy Sidhu at nancysidhumcpa@gmail.com if you have any questions or prefer not to register online. Anyone requesting accommodations as per Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Nancy Sidhu 14 days ahead of the zoom event.

Please register online byMonday, Jan 10th at www.mcpanj.com


1.0 CE Credit Available

This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA sponsored programs.  No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared.

This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

Refunds will be granted for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time or due to technological difficulties with the zoom process.

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