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Online Resources on Substance Use

Appropriate for Children and FamiliesHealth and Mental Health

Online Training Modules

Total Practicum Hours:   8.5 hours (7.5 hours training, 1.0 hour written reflection)

Three online training modules that investigate the unique role that Community Health Workers play when helping clients who have substance use disorder; an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) and terminology, diagnostic criteria, national and state statistics, the course of the disorder throughout the lifespan, interventions, and prevention measures.

Link to modules: Online Resources on Substance Use


Herie (2011). Invited Keynote Address: Five Essential Strategies in Motivating Clients to Change. 2nd Annual CAMH Addictions Program Clinical Day, Toronto, ON. (55:48)

Herie (2012): “Alcohol: The Delightful Poison?” Mini-Med School, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (1:16:50)


Brief, outpatient treatment for tobacco dependence – Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches: