Perinatal and Addiction Specialty Training

Supporting Sobriety During the Perinatal Period

This One Day Training is open to all professionals who desire to deepen their understanding of substance use during the Perinatal period.  Information presented will increase knowledge of the effect of trauma on Birthgivers and their desire to use. The main themes woven into the training are the lens of  trauma, the systemic challenges this population faces, and the skill set needed to be effective with this population while supporting people throughout their healing process. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Define Substance Use, Substance Dependence, and Addiction
  • Describe the effects of trauma on a person at risk for substance use
  • Know risk factors and populations at increased risk for substance dependence
  • Best practices to frame clinical work with this population
  • Increase confidence and competency in engaging with this population
  • Be aware of racial and cultural considerations with this population and how to be most effective with support

October 10, 2024 9:00am to 5:00pm US Eastern Time Cost: $250-315 USD