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Live Online Interactive

Cannabis Advisor (Licensed Professional)

Feb 19, 2002 | 1 pm - 5 pm EST | 7 CE's | Daybelis Ramirez, LMSW

Class Description

CHI Professional Development is providing the CE's. Special Day Self Care is providing the advisor certificate. This course is for licensed mental health professionals and social workers. Upon completing this course, participants will gain the skills necessary to conduct cannabis consultations and evaluations for medical marijuana card referrals. This course provides a framework and approaches for licensed professionals to have a better understanding of clients cannabis usage and how to guide their clients in this process. The Medical Cannabis Advisor Course is an advanced training to learn more about the cannabis as a plant and as medicine for medical and adult use - best known as recreational cannabis. Participants will learn the in depth the reason why cannabis works and how it can be use for therapeutic interventions or self-care purposes according to state laws. Participants will be able to: 1. Advocate for clients to access services, human rights, and social and economic justice. 2. Attend to professional role and apply knowledge gained to meet the needs of assigned clients. 3. Recognize and manage personal biases to allow professional practice to make ethical decisions when it comes to cannabis related matters. 4. Provide education and guidance to the community and others. 5. Plan and facilitate cannabis workshops and events 6. Engage in social change to help remove the stigma attached to seeking help and using cannabis as a treatment method 7. Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, colleagues and peers in the cannabis field due to having a better understanding of cannabis as a plant, medicine and more. In this 7h course, participants will receive the class material and presentation. Participants will be asked to participate virtually and be engaged to ensure a positive learning experience. Participants are required to be present for 5h and 2h of independent study to complete case study, post-test and course evaluation. These topics will be discussed in order to provide a basic understanding of cannabis as medicine. History, Myths Vs Facts Federal & State Law Endocannabinoid System Cannabis as a Plant and Medicine Treatment Plan available for clients according to state laws Consultation Model for SW & Licensed Professionals Research & Case Studies Cannabis Advisor Guide FREE Cannabis Usage Guide + list of 30 cannabis strains for medical and mental health FREE Cannabis Consumer Guide to track usage

  • Ended
  • 999 US dollars
  • Live Online Interactive

Cancellation Policy

Payment made in full. No refunds. If you cannot attend class please contact to discuss options.

Course Delivery Method and Format

Live Interactive Webinar - ZOOM


Please note. This workshop is presented live. It is necessary for all the participants of the workshop to have the capability of video and audio as this workshop is interactive and participant interaction is required. You are able to interact with the lecturer by using the chat function or verbally (if you have a working microphone).


How to Register

Register for the course by completing all necessary information on the registration page.


After you register for the course, you will be emailed (please check your spam folder). 

If you do not receive an email the same day you register, please email me immediately. I will forward you the information.

The email will contain information, link and password, to join ZOOM for the course. You will also receive the information to join the class 24hrs before the class starts. 


Requirements for Registration

In order for CHI Professional Development to award you a Certificate of Completion, I am required to obtain certain information from you. The information requested is dependent on what course you are taking.

Course Completion Requirements

·         Sign into the workshop on time. We will start promptly and there will be a cutoff for entry.

·         You are required to stay logged in and actively participate throughout the entire presentation.

·         Your attendance will be verified by the logon information provided by ZOOM.

·         Once the course is completed and your attendance is verified, you will receive a link to the course survey.

·         After completion of the survey, you will have the opportunity to print or download a PDF copy of your certificate.

·         Your Opinion Matters

·         To be granted access to your certificate of completion, you are required to complete the Course Survey.

This class has been approved for CE's by the following licensing boards:

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE)

CHI Professional Development Inc, #1776, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CHI Professional Development Inc maintains responsibility for this course.

The following states recognize these CE approvals.


These CE's are not recognized in NJ


These CE's are recognized in NY by the NYS Education Department - See Below

New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0538

New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0173

NAADAC Approved Education Provider

CHI Professional Development, Inc has been approved by as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #234330, CHI Professional Development, Inc is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

National Board of Certified Counselors


CHI Professional Development has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7194. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CHI Professional Development is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) Certified

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is OASAS certified to provide CASAC renewal and CPP/CPS hours #1343


Important Information


All complaints and grievances are reviewed by the social work consultant within 10 working days. Formal grievances are required to be written and will be responded to within 10 business days.

It is my goal to create a learning experience that is as accessible as possible. If you anticipate any issues related to the format, materials, or requirements of this course, please contact me so we can explore potential options.

Michael Chiappone, LCSW

Contact Information


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