WV PROJECT SCOPE ECHO SERIES- Session 6: Traumatic Stress and Managing Long-Term Effects in Young Children

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Project SCOPE is a training initiative intended to identify and train practitioners in current and emerging knowledge and evidence-based promising practices in screening, monitoring, and care for children diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or neonatal opiate withdrawal syndrome (NOWS), or who are suspected of being impacted by opioid use and related trauma exposure.

Project SCOPE uses a cohort model where interdisciplinary team members from education, medical and community settings collaborate to provide didactic and case presentations to have an opportunity to problem-solve with peers across the state. A cohort community allows participants to network, develop relationships and learn from others who are serving similar populations.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the complex relationship between substance use disorder/addiction and traumatic stress and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Define childhood traumatic stress and identify the potential ACEs children may experience related to the opioid crisis
  • Recognize potential signs of traumatic stress in families impacted by the opioid crisis
  • Understand the importance of culture and the cross-generational transmission of parenting practices
  • Learn the principles for effective interventions and strategies on how to best implement to manage long term effects of traumatic stress in young children

Participants can attend one, several or all sessions.
All sessions will be held from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Target Audiences: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Physical/Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapist, Psychologist, Home Visitors/Early Childhood (STARS), Students, Families, CPS, Judicial, Addiction & Prevention Professionals.

Continuing Education Credits Offered: Physician, Nursing, Social Work, STARS, PT, OT and WVAPP.

Contact Info: Email Sue Workman at charlotte.workman@hsc.wvu.edu

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