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Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Parenting Webinar

Event Description

Please join us for a webinar presented by Dr. Ira Chasnoff to address the topic of “DRUGS, ALCOHOL, PREGNANCY, AND PARENTING: IMPLICATIONS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD."

Click here to launch the webinar on the scheduled date/time (no pre-registration). Professional development hours are approved for Ohio social workers, developmental specialists, early intervention service coordinators, early intervention service coordination supervisors, and superintendents of county boards of developmental disabilities.

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Training topic details: Developmental screening for children with prenatal substance exposure often gives "normal" results. However, these infants and toddlers frequently have difficulty managing and regulating their behaviors in ways that do not show up in routine screening. Difficulties with regulating behavior have significant implications for long-term development. This session will present a framework for understanding the development and behavioral difficulties of young children affected by prenatal substance exposure and discuss how this framework can be applied to the creation of effective Plans of Safe Care.

Training objectives: At the completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze the impact of prenatal substance exposure on pregnancy and neonatal outcome
  2. Discuss the impact of prenatal substance exposure on early regulatory development in infants and toddlers
  3. Describe an overall strategy for developing an effective Plan of Safe Care for families and young children affected by prenatal substance exposure

Instructor: Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D., an award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, is president of NTI Upstream and a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He is one of the nation's leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of environmental factors on the developmental trajectory of children and adolescents. Dr. Chasnoff has served several U.S. presidential administrations on committees and commissions dedicated to organizing and coordinating services for children and families across the nation and developing policies and procedures for addressing the needs of children at risk from prenatal and postnatal trauma. The recipient of several awards for his work with women, children, and families, Dr. Chasnoff for several years has been selected by a poll of physicians across the nation for listing in America’s Best Doctors.

Contact Hours: 1.5

Formats: Facilitated Webinar

Topics: Evidence-Based Practices: Family Centered Practices

Continuing Education Options: County Board Superintendent, DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy Board

Date: June 15, 2023 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM