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Cannabis: What Clinicians Need to Know

Aug. 19th | 6-8pm | 2 CE's | Daybelis Ramirez, LMSW

Class Description

This course introduces a framework and approaches for social workers to have a better understanding of clients cannabis usage. Cannabis 101 is an introduction course about medical and adult use - best known as recreational cannabis. Participants will learn about cannabis and how it can be use for therapeutic interventions or self- care purposes according to state laws. Course Objectives As a result of successfully completing this course, 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. Course Format Participation is needed to ensure a great learning experience. Course Outline The class outline will explore different areas of the cannabis field. These topics will be discussed in order to provide a basic understanding of cannabis as medicine. • History of Cannabis • Myths Vs Facts • The Science behind Cannabis - Endocannabinoid System • Cannabis as a medicine • Treatment Plan available according to state laws FREE Cannabis Consumption Guide Course Expectations In this course, participants are required to to complete an evaluation in order to receive credit and certificate of participation. Instructor Bio: D. Ramirez is a mental health professional - Licensed Master Social Worker. She has been providing psychotherapy under supervision treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD. As a Certified Medical Cannabis Consultant, Ms. Ramirez does the initial evaluation for people who want to use cannabis as a treatment method for medical or mental health conditions. In addition, as a Certified Cannabis Instructor teaching several cannabis courses such as the Certified Medical Cannabis Consultant Course, Cannabis Advisor, and Cannabis 101. Ms. Ramirez has additional certifications in mindfulness meditation, health and healing, and brain health. She is the founder of Special Day LLC, a self-care consulting company where she helps others create a personalized self-care plan to meet basic needs with or without cannabis.

  • Ended
  • 60 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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