The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.
Great Lakes ATTC Spring Webinar Series: Pregnant Women and Marijuana–Special Considerations Recording
This session focusses on navigating conversations with pregnant women about the growing trends of cannabis and e-cigarette use. Health risks will be examined, and participants will learn about the research on perceived risks of cannabis and tobacco use. Best practices in screening for cannabis and e-cigarette use will be explored and strategies for educating pregnant women and addressing cannabis use will be shared.
• Differentiate known and perceived risks
• List predictors of cannabis use in pregnancy
• Describe how perceived risk can impact cannabis and tobacco use by pregnant women
• Identify key factors for educating pregnant women about cannabis use
Linda Frazier, MA, RN, MCHES, Director of Addictions Initiatives at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP), has extensive leadership and consulting experience with more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of clinical settings, including outpatient behavioral health, medications for addiction treatment (MAT), women’s health, adolescent, and college health. Ms. Frazier served as associate director of treatment and recovery services for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Behavioral Health. She has served on the leadership team of the American Public Health Association Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Section since 2009 and is currently the Past Chair.