Comprehensive Care of Pregnant and/or Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorders: Applying Research Findings to Real-World Practice

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Comprehensive Care of Pregnant and/or Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorders: Applying Research Findings to Real-World Practice

October 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Florida Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office (SAMH) in conjunction with the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) would like to invite you to a FREE training. Approximately 5.5 CEUs are available at no cost. NOTE: This workshop is being offered  in three areas of Florida – North, Central and South. Click Here to register

TITLE: Comprehensive Care of Pregnant and/or Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorders: Applying Research Findings to Real-World Practice
ABOUT THIS TRAINING: Substance use disorders in pregnant women are an emerging area of concern for both perinatal care providers and substance abuse treatment providers.  According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2012 (NSDUH), among pregnant women aged 15 to 44, 5.9 percent acknowledged current illicit drug use.  This workshop will address several areas in the treatment of pregnant and/or parenting women and provide participants tools/methods to implement in their agencies. First, the workshop will focus on the current literature and the most effective ways to identify and establish rapport with pregnant and/or parenting women in need of treatment for substance use disorders as well as effective ways to engage and retain women in need of services. Second, the use of how medications may play a role in treating opioid use disorders as part of a complete treatment experience for pregnant/parenting women will be discussed. Third, the most pertinent findings on neonatal abstinence syndrome/neonatal opioid withdrawal identification, assessment, and treatment will also be reviewed and participants will practice a tool to talk with mothers or other caregivers about caring for prenatally-opioid-exposed children. Finally, the latest research findings on the short and long-term outcomes of children prenatally-exposed to substances will be summarized for the participants as will the most effective evidence-based practices to help children and their caregivers maximize opportunities for resilience.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Clinical staff, supervisors and program managers in substance abuse, mental health, prevention agencies, community coalitions and managing entities.

Details

Date:
October 21, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assoc.

Venue

Homewood Suites
2987 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee,
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Phone:
850-402-9400
Website:
http://www.fadaa.org/workshopInformation.php?id=77