What do you need to know about fostering/adopting a child that may have prenatal exposure to opiates? In this course, we talk with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Center for Child and Family Health. Her research focuses on improving the outcomes and increasing resilience in children who have experienced trauma, including prenatal exposure.

This course covers the following topics:

  • List common opioids that a baby can be born dependent on.
  • List 3 symptoms of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.
  • Explain 3 techniques for soothing a baby with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Outline for Surviving the First Six Months with an Opiate Exposed Baby.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.