The Harmfulness Of Marijuana Use And The Public Policy Approach To Address The Challenges
On-line course: $300

The objective of the course is to help increase the understanding of public policy makers, as well as other contributing members to society, concerning the harmful effects of marijuana use and the implications of those harmful effects for the mental and physical well-being of individuals of all ages in society; the implications of the harmful effects of marijuana use on the capacity of adults and ultimately, the rising generation to function as responsible citizens.

Paula Gordon
About Your Instructor: Paula Gordon, PhD

Dr. Gordon has been involved in the drug abuse prevention and drug policy fields for many decades. She is the author of a Guide to Ideas on Drug Abuse Policies and Programs and major contributor to a White Paper on the Drug Problem prepared for the Domestic Affairs Council Staff of the White House. Dr. Gordon later served as a full-time consultant in the Office of the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and as the full-time staff person to the Federal Drug Abuse Prevention Coordinating Committee. She was the major contributor to the War on Drugs policy paper in George H.W. Bush’s campaign for President.

Dr. Gordon has developed this course in an effort to help more fully inform policy makers and others in roles of public responsibility concerning the harmful effects of marijuana and the substantial negative impacts its use has on society.

August 7, 2017 - August 28, 2017

September 11, 2017 - October 1, 2017

November 6, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Each certificate course is $300.00 per registrant. The course fee does not include the cost of the required text books.

Enrollment open. Register online now!

Written refund requests received no later than seven days prior to the program will result in a refund of fees less a $35 administration charge. Refund requests received after that cannot be honored. A substitute participant may be designated in place of a registrant who cannot attend. Auburn University and the Office of Professional & Continuing Education reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or combine workshop sections, to limit registration, or to change instructors or speakers.

For more information regarding this Certificate Program please call 334-844-5100.