Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Wax, Vape Pens, and Plain Old Flower: How Child Psychiatrists Can Engage Adolescent Marijuana Users

Emily Tejani, MD
Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
By the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Describe national trends in youth marijuana use and associated risks
  • Recognize the important of integrating treatment for cannabis use disorder into general child psychiatry practice settings
  • Utilize in clinical practice a therapeutic approach that engages adolescent marijuana users who present to treatment for reasons other than substance use and become able, as clinicians, to more effectively help teens reflect on the effects of their marijuana use, reduce their marijuana use, and improve their overal well-being and functioning


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: 5275 Claremont Ave.
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M27


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143