Materials from Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts in Medicine, Social Work and the Law Have to Say

March 09, 2009

The continuing education program Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts in Medicine, Social Work and the Law Have to Say was held on February 11, 2009 at the NYU School of Law. The program was co-sponsored by National Advocates for Pregnant Women, The NYU Silver School of Social Work and NYU School of Law. The following is a list of materials distributed during the program which may be useful for those who would like to learn more about issues covered in the program.

If you are interested in making a donation of $20 or more to NAPW you may indicate that the donation is for a copy of the CLE program book in the comments section and we will send you a complimentary copy of these materials.

Rise Magazine and The Real Cost of Prisons Project provided copies of their publications to conference attendees.

The Epidemic that Wasn’t. Susan Okie. New York Times 1/27/09

One Hit of Meth Enough to Cause ‘News Defects’.
Barry Lester. Join Together 8/17/05

Growth, Development, and Behavior in Early Childhood Following Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: A Systematic Review. Deborah A. Frank, Marilyn Augustyn, Wanda Grant Knight, Tripler Pell & Barry Zuckerman. JAMA, 285(12), 1613-1625. 2001

They Called Me a ‘Crack Baby’. Antwaun Garcia. Represent Magazine 2004

False Positives are Common in Drug Tests on New Moms. Troy Anderson. Los Angeles Daily News (CA) 6/28/2008

The Risk of Subsequent Maltreatment Allegations in Families with Substance-Exposed Infants
. Brenda D. Smith & Mark F. Testa. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26, 97-114. 2002

Love is Not Written in a Court Order. Tracey Carter. Rise 2007

Effects of Court-Ordered Substance Abuse Treatment in Child Protective Services Cases. Barbara Rittner & Cheryl Davenport Dozier. Social Work, 45(2), 131-140.2000

Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: Extending the Reach of Traditional Substance Use Treatment. Andrew Tatarsky. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 25, 249-256. 2003

Bonded for Life: My Son and I Didn’t Develop a Bond Until Years After He Came Home. Robin Wiley. Rise 2009


Top Tips for Working with Recovering Families. Moms Off Meth
Barriers to Recovery. Moms Off Meth
Why Clients Continue to Use When They Have Children in the System. Moms Off Meth


Rooming-in Compared with Standard Care for Newborns of Mothers Using Methadone or Heroin
. Abrahams, R., Kelly, S., Sarah, P., Thiessen, P., Mackintosh, J. & Janssen, P. Canadian Family Physician, 53, 1722-1730. 2007

Building Trust Between Pregnant Substance-Using Women and Prenatal Care Providers in a California County. "Strategies for engaging pregnant women who use alcohol and/or drugs in prenatal care"
Sarah Roberts, MPH. American Public Health Association. 2008

Women-centered Approaches to the Prevention of FASD: Barriers to Accessing Support for Pregnant
Women and Mothers with Substance Use Problems.
Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective. 2007.

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide. National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Drug Court Practitioner Fact Sheet. National Drug Court Institute 2002

Evidence-Based Drug Treatment Practice and the Child Welfare System: The Example of Methadone. Ludgren, L., Schilling, R. & Peloquin, S. Social Work, 50(1). 2005

Mothers in Recovery: Rebuilding Families in the Aftermath of Addiction
. Carten, A. J. Social Work 41(2), 1996.

Race Tilt in Foster Care. Troy Anderson. The Daily News of Los Angeles. June 30, 2008.

Officials Call for System Overhaul. Troy Anderson. The Daily New of Los Angeles. June 30, 2008.

Spectrum of Early Intervention Services for Children with Intrauterine Drug Exposure
. Belcher, H., Butz, A., Wallace, P, Alexander, H., Reinhardt, E., Reeves, S. & Pulsifer, M. Infants and Young Children, 18(1), 2005.

Bridges to Care, Engaging Pregnant Women Who Use Alcohol and Drugs in Prenatal Care: A Resource Guide for Health Care Providers. Contra Costa Health Services.

The Meth Epidemic: Hype vs. Reality. Martha Shirk. Youth Today, October 2005.

Science Found Wanting in Nation’s Crime Labs. Solomon Moore. The New York Times, February 5, 2009.

Questions and Answers Regarding Introduction of Scientific Evidence in New York Family Court.

' Crack babies ' aren't severely damaged , researchers find. Kansas Star. February 14, 2009.