Community of Practice Archives

  • How to Support Families Remotely During COVID-19

    The purpose of this CoP will be to:

    • Provide an overview of current COVID-19 restrictions/guidelines in WV
    • Discuss recommendations within particular settings (outpatient, inpatient hospital settings, home visiting, general communities for families)
    • Discuss common challenges
    • Identify potential solutions to challenges to service provision
    • Identify places to find resources as COVID-19 continues to restrict ways to provide services
    • Establish a comprehensive list of resources as a team across provider group
    Read How to Support Families Remotely During COVID-19 Summary Sheet (PDF)
    a snapshot of the COVID-19 PDF
  • Self-Care
    Resiliency When Serving Clients with Substance Use

    By the end of the session, you will be able to:

    • Identify, discuss and practice ways to be resilient when working with Moms and Babies with NAS;
    • Share, discuss and apply shared experiences regarding work with Moms and Babies with NAS and what approaches have been successful for establishing resiliency in the literature and within our team;
    • Compare and contrast Peer Recovery Coach and Recovery Coach models
    Download Resiliency (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Communities of Practice Resiliency (PPT)
  • Self-Care
    Secondary Trauma When Serving Clients with Substance Use

    By the end of the session, you will be able to:

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    a snapshot of the Communities of Practice Resiliency (PPT)
  • Stigma When Serving Clients with Substance Use
    Creating a movement to end addiction stigma

    Presenter: Harm Reduction Coalition

    Learning Objectives

    • Provide a foundational understanding of harm reduction
    • Discuss ways that we internalize and perpetuate stigma towards pregnant people who use drugs
    • Share suggestions to enhance the ability of doulas and other support people to serve people who use drugs
    Download Pregnancy, Substance Use and Stigma (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Stigma (PPT)
  • Stigma When Serving Clients with Substance Use
    Harm Reduction, Stigma and Pregnant People who Use Drugs – A two-part series
    Part One

    Presenter: Shatterproof National Stigma Initiative

    Learning Objectives

    • Define stigma in relation to Moms and Babies with NAS;
    • Share, discuss, and apply shared experiences regarding work with Moms and Babies with NAS and what approaches have been successful for dealing with stigma in the literature and within our team; and
    • Identify, discuss, and practice ways to deal with stigma when working with Moms and Babies with NAS
    Download Creating a Movement to End Addiction Stigma (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Creating a movement to End Addiction Stigma (PPT)
  • Stigma When Serving Clients with Substance Use
    Harm Reduction, Stigma and Pregnant People who Use Drugs – A two-part series
    Part Two

    Presenter: Shatterproof National Stigma Initiative

    Learning Objectives

    • Define stigma in relation to Moms and Babies with NAS;
    • Share, discuss, and apply shared experiences regarding work with Moms and Babies with NAS and what approaches have been successful for dealing with stigma in the literature and within our team; and
    • Identify, discuss, and practice ways to deal with stigma when working with Moms and Babies with NAS
    Download Stigma (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Stigma (PPT)
  • Stigma When Serving Clients with Substance Use

    This summary sheet compiles Creating a movement to end addiction stigma and Harm Reduction, Stigma and Pregnant People who Use Drug Part 1 and 2 from the three-part series on Stigma and can be used as a shareable resource to help combat stigma.

    Download Stigma When Serving Clients with Substance Use Summary Sheet (PDF)
    a snapshot of the Stigma Summary Sheet
  • Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs
    HRSA and HVImpACT support around opioids and NAS

    Presenter: Neal M.Horen, PhD Georgetown University

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn current terms and phrases
    • Review opioid epidemic statistics
    • Explore resource from HVImpACT
    • Discussion
    Download Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs (PPT)
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  • Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs
    Person-Centered Care for Pregnant & Parenting Individuals with Substance Use Disorder

    Presenters: M. Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM; R. Schwartz, LCSW; C. Chu, MD, MSc

    National Clinician Consultation Center (NCCC), Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH)

    • Information on best practices for providing person-centered care for pregnant and parenting individuals with substance use disorder, including during the postpartum period.
    • Information on Team Lily, a multi-professional program for pregnant/parenting people who experience significant barriers to accessing clinic-based prenatal care.
    • Learn how the national Substance Use Warmline can offer support to clinicians regarding the evaluation and management of perinatal substance use disorder, including addressing questions on MOUD
    Download Person-Centered Care for Pregnant & Parenting Individuals with Substance Use Disorder (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs (PPT)
  • Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs
    The Impact of Trauma in Pregnancy and Early Childhood

    Presenter: Amanda Newhouse, LICSW, PCIT Level- I Trainer, IMH-E® Assistant Professor WVU Medicine, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand substance use disorder in the family.
    • Understand the impact of SUD on the developing brain.
    • Identify the impact of early exposure to stressful situations.
    • How to build resiliency in a family.
    Download the Impact of Trauma in Pregnancy and Early Childhood (PPT)
    a snapshot of the THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA IN PREGNANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD
  • Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families' Needs

    This summary sheet compiles HRSA and HVIMPACT Support Around Opioids and NAS, Person-Centered Care for Pregnant & Parenting Individuals with Substance Use Disorder, and The Impact of Trauma in Pregnancy and Early Childhood and can be used as a shareable resource on Adaptive Process to Meet High Risk Families’ Needs.

    Download Adaptive Process To Meet High Risk Families’ Needs Summary Sheet (PDF)
    a snapshot of the Adaptive Process To Meet High Risk Families’ Needs Summary Sheet (PDF)
  • Non-Traditional Families
    Meeting Kinship Families Where They Are

    Presenters: Lydia Cooper & Jay Kadash

    Learning Objectives:

    • Describe how the family hierarchy impacts relationships in kinship care.
    • Recognize how family loyalties influence conversations in kinship care.
    • Identify strategies for inclusive family engagement in kinship care.
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    a snapshot of the A Second Chance Kinship Care (PPT)
  • Non-Traditional Families
    WVSU Healthy Grandfamilies Program

    Presenters: Bonita Dunn & Kerri Steele

    Learning Objectives

    • Identify state and national statistics on grandparents raising grandchildren, the impact of the phenomenon on the family, and the relationship between this family type and the opioid epidemic.
    • Define the WVSU Healthy Grandfamilies programs and services.
    • Examine the resources available for grandfamilies.
    Download Non-Traditional Families – WVSU Healthy Grandfamilies Program (PPT)

    Statewide FLIER WVSUHGP County Coordinators

    a snapshot of the WVSU HGF IMPACT 2021 (PPT)
  • Non-Traditional Families
    ReACT Clinic

    Presenters: Nevine Estaphan & Bridget Bailey

    Learning Objectives

    • The mission of and services available at the ReAct clinic
    • Psychoeducation regarding complex trauma and its effects on youth and families
    • Evidence-based treatments available for youth and families with complex trauma
    Download ReACT Clinic: Resilience After Complex Trauma (PPT)
    a snapshot of the ReACT Clinic: Resilience After Complex Trauma PPT
  • Non-Traditional Families

    This summary sheet compiles presentations from Meeting Kinship Families Where They Are, WVSU Healthy Grandfamilies Program and the WVU ReACT Clinic–a three-part series on Non-Traditional Families and can be used as a shareable resource.

    Download Non-Traditional Families Summary Sheet (PDF)
    a snapshot of the Community of Practice Non-Traditional Families
  • Mindfulness Based Parenting Intervention for Women in Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

    Presenters: Dr. Meghan Gannon & Dr. Diane Abatemarco

    Learning Objectives

    • Identify maternal-child health disparities in a population of women in substance use treatment
    • Experience a Mindfulness-Based Parenting contemplative practice
    • Discuss how a trauma-informed Mindfulness-Based Parenting intervention addresses identified maternal-child dyad disparities
    Watch the MATER March CoP on YouTube
    • Maternal Addiction Treatment, Education and Research (MATER)
    • Additional Research Studies at Jefferson University
      • Determinants of Breastfeeding Intention, Initiation and Continuation among Women Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid-Use Disorder
      • Doula Care Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women in Drug Treatment
      • Group Well Child Care Intervention for Infants of Mothers in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
      • Supporting Women and Children in Substance Use Recovery – A Family Unity Approach (SWC-FamU)
      • Supporting Engagement and Recovery in Families Affected by Stimulant Use (SUPER)
    a snapshot of the Watch Introduction to the Opioid Crisis and Social Determinants video
  • Community Resources West Virginia

    Presenter: Carol Murphy

    Learning Objectives

    • Participants will understand the variety of needs that clients may ask their case manager/patient navigator to address.
    • Participants will understand how their work affects the entire community/state.
    • Participants will become familiar with the types of community resources available in WV.
    Download Community Resources West Virginia (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Community Resources  West Virginia presentation
  • Engaging At-Risk Fathers

    Presenters: Dr. Sandra McGinnis and Joe Paté

    Learning Objectives

    • Identify effective practices to promote father involvement in home visiting
    • Identify benefits associated with the engagement of fathers
    Download Engaging At-Risk Fathers (PPT)
    a snapshot of the Community Resources  West Virginia presentation