This training is being offered by:
The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals and The Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative
This three hour workshop provides participants with a comprehensive overview on pregnant women and addiction. The session emphasizes early intervention, and how crucial it is in the outcome for mother and child, as well as the specific and more unique treatments available for these individuals. Maternal Opioid Disorder, NAS (neo-natal abstinence syndrome), and the use of medication assisted treatment 5 will be discussed, as well as socio-economic status, interpersonal violence, and social norms regarding parenting women.
Continuing Education Credits:
Social Work CEUs: This training has been approved for 3.0 continuing education units by the National Association of Social Workers.
Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This trainings has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education units. The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate.
Mental Health Counselors CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association for 3.0 continuing education credits.
Instructor: Matthew Boucher, LICSW, LCDP
1. Understand the General Overview of addiction.
2. Learn about the most commonly used illicit substances and their impact on the unborn fetus.
3. Understand the benefits of engaging pregnant women in early treatment and the impact on possible birth outcomes.
4. Discuss other affecting factors such as co-occurring disorders and lack of prenatal care.
5. Examine Maternal Opioid Disorder/NAS (Neo Natal Abstinence Syndrome) and the use of medication assisted treatment.
6. Explore affecting conditions such as socio-economic status, interpersonal violence, and social norms regarding parenting women.
7. Understand barriers and help destigmatize addiction.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Pregnancy and Addiction (2023)
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