2015 Opioid Dependence in Peri-Partum Women: Policy, Collaboration, and Strategy

Saturday, March 28, 2015
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Nancy K. Young, PhD, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, Lake Forest, CA
Sally Borden, MEd., Kid Safe Collaborative, Inc., Burlington, VT
Anton C. Bizzell, MD, The Bizzell Group, Silver Spring, MD

This session will discuss policy and practice considerations for collaborative practice in working with opioid dependent pregnant and parenting women. The presenters will discuss the newly published guidance document, Medication Assisted Treatment for Pregnant Women with Opiate Dependence. In addition, the session will examine the unique challenges of serving pregnant/postpartum women as it relates to opioid addiction and treatment. Finally, the session will explore the different approaches that SAMHSA’s Pregnant and Postpartum Women grantees use to manage and support integrated care for patients with opioid dependency through medication assisted treatment.

Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Please go to http://www.aatod.org/national-conference/2015-aatod-conference-atlanta/continuing-education-credit/ for more information on continuing education credits for each section of the website.

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