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
1 PM – 6:00 PM
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Heritage Hall, Room 102
1401 University Blvd

The Alabama Women’s Resource Network, National Advocates for Pregnant Women & The Alabama Substance Abuse Coordinating Committee present…

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

• Up-to-date research about the short and long-term effects of prenatal substance exposure on fetal and child development.
• Maternal substance use as a public health problem.
• Evidence-based responses and resources to address drug and alcohol use during pregnancy.

Presenters:
Dr. Deborah Frank, M.D.,
Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University
Dr. Curtis Lowery, M.D., University of Arkansas School of Medicine
Dr. Bisakha Sen, Ph.D., University of Alabama School of Public Health
Dr. Brenda Smith, Ph.D., University of Alabama School of Social Work
Ms. Kathrine Jack, J.D., National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Ms. Tajuan McCarty, Executive Director of The Neighborhood House

Continuing Education Units: Credits will be offered for Alabama lawyers, social workers and drug treatment counselors.
Registration Required: Space is limited and expected to fill quickly.
Please pre-register http://bit.ly/ALregistration
Questions: Contact Catherine Roden-Jones of The Alabama Women’s Resource Network awrn.org@gmail.com (205) 916-0135 x 501

Free and open to the public! Snacks will be provided!