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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Recovery Is Community NWPA

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This conference will help increase awareness of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), provide information on how to support systems to help mitigate the impact of NAS on infants and families, and information about naloxone to prevent overdose. Resources to promote care coordination for substance-impacted families and understanding of recovery during pregnancy and postpartum will also be provided.

Free CEUs are available from Mercyhurst University for nursing, LSW/LCSW/LPC/and LMFTs and AMA/CME.

Download the flyer for the links to Microsoft Teams Meetings.

Conference Schedule

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and a Review of the NAS Family Guide Toolkit

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Addiction Across Generations: One Family’s Experience

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Engaging in Systems-Level Change to Transform Care for Women with Substance Use Disorder

Date: Friday, June 10, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mama Trauma: Perinatal Trauma and Introduction to Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Pain Management for the Pregnant Patient with Substance Use Disorder

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Treatment Court: A Team Intervention to Support Recovery and Stability

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Motivational Interviewing: Practices from the Heart

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