Pregnant & Parenting Families with SUD: Evidence-Based Treatment, Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal & Supporting the Infant-Parent Relationship
This is the 2nd session of the 3-part series Embracing Pregnant & Parenting Families Challenged with Substance Use Disorder.
After the session, participants will be able to:
Describe evidence-based treatment for pregnant women with an opioid use disorder
Recognize the impact of parent involvement in the care of newborns experiencing Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome
Develop skills and strategies to positively impact the parent-child relationship among parents with a substance use disorder
Sharon Hesseltine, BSW, is President and CEO of Intentional Development, providing consultation, facilitation and training to strengthen services for pregnant and parenting families who have substance use disorders, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma. For over 30 years Sharon has worked in Public Health and specialized in early childhood development, women’s health, substance use disorder and recovery.
Continuing Medical Education (CME), American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (CNE), Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES), Iowa Credentialing Board, Missouri Board of Certification are pending approval. The series will be accepted by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board and is deemed alcohol and drug specific and will be accepted for continuing education for licensed alcohol and drug counselors in Nebraska.