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Pregnancy & Parenting Training Series for Peer Recovery Support Specialists

April 23, 2021

The New England ATTC serves as a lead partner on the Substance Exposed Newborn Taskforce at the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Taskforce, will offer a weekly Pregnancy & Parenting Peer Recovery Specialist Training Series from April 30 ā€“ June 25, 2021 in partnership with the Parent Support Network of RI. This series is designed for peer recovery support specialists to develop tailored skills for working with individuals who are pregnant and/or parenting.


This is a FREE virtual training series. Registration requirements are as follows:

  • Commitment to attending every session (Every Friday from 9:30AM - 12:45 PM EST from April 30 - June 25, 2021)
  • Completion or currently enrolled in 46-hour Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training 
  • Certified Peer Recovery Specialist with RI Certification board or other endorsed peer recovery training program 
  • Professional providers who are working closely or supervising peer recovery specialists working with pregnant and parenting women with OUD/SUD 


Training topics include:

  • Coordinating Care
  • Partnering with Caregivers
  • NAS 101 and Infant Care
  • What to Expect at the Hospital
  • Confidentiality
  • Treatment Options
  • The Specialist Courts and DCYF
  • Community Base Supports for Caregivers
  • Family Centered Care Coordination


Participation in the training series will make you eligible for up to 21 CEUs towards CPRS certification through the RI Certification Board and BHDDH. To register for this training series, visit the Zoom registration at the following link or through our events page:

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