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

Continuing Education Program in Nashville, TN - "Methadone Treatment, Pregnancy and Legal Issues: What the Experts have to Say"

September 03, 2010

Vanderbilt University Law School, Vanderbilt School of Nursing, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Behavioral Health Group and the Middle Tennessee Methadone Treatment Center of Nashville, TN present…

Methadone Treatment, Pregnancy and Legal Issues: What the Experts Have to Say

Friday, September 24
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Vanderbilt University Law School
Flynn Auditorium, 131 21st Avenue

Save The Date for Birmingham Event — "Drugs Pregnancy and Parenting: What Experts in Medicine, Social Work and the Law Have to Say"

August 13, 2010

The event is Friday, October 15
2 PM – 5:30 PM
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Heritage Hall, Room 102
1401 University Blvd

Bronx Educational Forum to Explore Drug Use, Pregnancy and Parenting

May 27, 2010

Free June 3 event will present evidence about prenatal exposure to drugs, drug testing and treatment, the rights of pregnant women, and parenting experiences of mothers who have used drugs. Download flyer

Press Release - Drugs Pregnancy and Parenting Part II

April 29, 2010

NAPW and NYU to Provide Latest Research on Drugs, Pregnancy, and Parenting for Professionals in Child Welfare, Medicine, and Law
Part II of Popular Continuing Education Program to Examine What Happens to Children of Drug-Using Parents

Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting Part II - Final Program Schedule

April 28, 2010

When: Thursday, April 29, 2010 (half day program 12p-5p)
Where: NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, Manhattan
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Final Program Schedule

Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting Part II

March 30, 2010

A continuing professional education opportunity

Presented by: National Advocates for Pregnant Women, with New York University's School of Law & The NYU Silver School of Social Work
When: Thursday, April 29, 2010 (half day program 12p-5p)
Where: NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, Manhattan
Contact: Aileen Dibra, NAPW Conference Coordinator confcoordinator@advocatesforpregnantwomen.org
More information and registration

Continuing Education Credits in the areas of Law, Social Work & CASAC will be offered.
4.5 CLE credits in "Ethics and Professionalism"
4.0 Hours CASAC Section II
4.0 Hours CPP Section I
4.0 Hours CPS Section I
5.0 CEU Social Work

2010 Presenter Biographies

March 24, 2010

Presenters at Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts Have to Say Part II include:

Marylou Behnke, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine in the Division of Neonatology and Co-Director of the North Central Early Steps, a part of Florida’s early intervention program. Dr. Behnke’s research focuses on the effects of perinatal risk, including medical, genetic, environmental, and psychosocial factors, on long-term outcomes for children. Dr. Behnke has served on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Abuse, the Florida Medical Association Committee on Substance Abuse, and the Florida Pediatric Society Committee on Substance Abuse. She has served on numerous grant review committees for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous medical journals.

Save the Date for Part II - April 29th, 2010

February 02, 2010

National Advocates for Pregnant Women and New York University present...

Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts Have to Say Part II

Thursday, April 29, 2010
New York City

Registration:http://napwedprogram.eventbrite.com
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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.

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

February 11, 2009

2009 Presenters at Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts in Medicine, Social Work and Law Have to Say include:

January 07, 2009

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Presenters at Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What the Experts in Medicine, Social Work and Law Have to Say include:


Deborah Frank, M.D., is the Founder and Director of the Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center, and Principal Investigator of the Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program ("C-SNAP"). C-SNAP's goal is to monitor the impact of policy changes on nutrition, growth and development of low-income children, ages 0-3 years. She also conducts research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and has given testimony to the United States and Massachusetts House and Senate. Dr. Frank has written numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and papers including, Deborah A. Frank et al., Maternal Cocaine Use: Impact on Child Health and Development, 40 ADVANCES IN PEDIATRICS 65 (1993) and Deborah A. Frank et al., Growth, Development and Behavior in Early Childhood Following Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: A Systematic Review, 285 JAMA 1613 (2001). Dr. Frank has also served on numerous committees and advisory boards and has received many awards recognizing her dedication and advocacy for children in need. Dr. Frank has been a Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine since 1981 and received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

A video of Dr. Frank's Presentation at the conference is available now online!