The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center is part of a national network consisting of 10 regional centers, 4 national focus areas and a coordinating office that provide services to all US states and territories. As a multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the substance use disorders treatment and recovery support services field, the ATTC Network serves to:
· Raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices,
· Build skills to prepare the workforce to deliver state-of-the-art addiction treatment and recovery services, and
· Change practice by incorporating these new skills into everyday use for the purpose of improving addiction treatment and recovery outcomes.
30-Minute Presentations on Behavioral Health Issues Affecting
Pregnant & Postpartum Women
Eliminating Sophie’s Choice: Stop Making Women Choose Between Their Children and Treatment
The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (CoE-PPW) presents the third in its series of webinettes. Kathryn Icenhower, PhD, LCSW will discuss a program design and funding strategies that can enable providers to keep families together by providing Family-Centered Treatment.
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About the Presenter: Kathryn Icenhower, PhD, LCSW is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SHIELDS for Families, a private non-profit organization with 340 staff, a $30 million dollar budget and 40 programs that serve over 10,000 families annually in South Los Angeles. Kathryn received her BSSW from Ohio State University and her MSW and PhD from the University of Southern California. Dr. Icenhower sits on numerous local, state, and federal coalitions and advisory boards, including the California State Child Welfare Council and the California Perinatal Treatment Network. She has been recognized by numerous entities for her piloting work in the substance abuse and child welfare fields including an “Innovator Award” from CSAT for her work in Family Centered Treatment; the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award; the “Visionary Award” from the National Association of Minority Contractors; and named as one of the 50 most influential women in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine.
The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW) was established to develop a family- centered treatment national curricula, web-based toolkit, and provides support for national training efforts through the ATTC Network. Click HERE for more information.
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