Webinar: Supporting the Care of Mother-Child Dyad in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The rate of mothers who had an opioid-related diagnosis when delivering their baby increased 131% between 2010 and 2017, as the incidence of babies diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome increased by 82% nationally during the same period.Given the focus on the implementation of medications to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) during the perinatal period, many medical, social services, and substance use disorder treatment providers have questions about how to best support both mother and child. This webinar will introduce the mother-child dyad in the context of OUD treatment and ways to promote healthy maternal child attachment.

Speakers include:

  • Hendrée E. Jones, PhD – FORE Grantee; Executive Director at UNC Horizons; Professor, Department of OB/GYN at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Evette Horton, PhD – Director of Child Clinical Services, Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Elisabeth Johnson, FNP, PhD – Director of Medical Services, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Essence Hairston, MSW, LCSWA, LCAS – Program Manager at UNC Horizons Wake County; Clinical Instructor, Department of OB/GYN at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/3016147029881/WN_U1L4hBN7RVi1_iXgkKH83A

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