Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

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Event summary

Addiction 101 Pregnancy/Post-partum

This pregnancy and post-partum specific Addiction 101 training is intended for Brockton Neighborhood Health Center staff.

Event details

Description

Introduction to Addiction Treatment for Pregnant and Post-partum Women:  This 2 hour training is appropriate for all health care organization staff, including non-clinicians. The training covers stigma, the disease model of addiction, and provides an overview of evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders for women during childbearing years.

Objectives

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

Intended audience

Nurses, social workers, other clinical staff, and non-clinicians at Brockton Neighborhood Health Center.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS). 

Accreditation information

The application to award contact hours has been submitted to Boston Medical Center.  Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.