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Great Lakes ATTC Spring Webinar Series: Pregnant Women and Marijuana–Special Considerations

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.




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




Registrants who fully attend this event or training will be eligible to receive 1.5 NAADAC CEs. The host agency (AHP) will disseminate the CE certificates via email to all qualifying individuals approximately two weeks after the conclusion of the event or training. 



Last year’s webinar, Understanding and Making a Difference for Pregnant and Parenting Women with SUDs, is available on YouTube!



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.


Elizabeth Carla Lemos, CADC, Senior Program Manager at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP), has been delivering substance use disorder treatment services for more than twenty years. Her experience includes serving as the program director of a PPW residen­tial program, director of re-entry services for an agency on Los Angeles’ Skid Row, and supervisor for a substance use program for individuals while incarcerated. She is currently completing her master’s degree at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Starts: May. 18, 2022 12:30 pm
Ends: May. 18, 2022 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline
May 17, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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