In this course we will cover the short and long term impacts of the most common substances that are abused during pregnancy. The instructor will be Dr. Lisa Prock, M.D., MPH, FAAP, is a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, Director of the Developmental Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital, Boston and Clinical Director of the Translational Neuroscience Center at Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 3 impacts of alcohol exposure during pregnancy.
  • List 3 impacts of opioid exposure during pregnancy.
  • Explain what is known about prenatal marijuana exposure.
  • Explain how to get a child diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

Outline for Introduction to Prenatal Exposure for Those Considering Adoption.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.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Hague Treaty on Intercountry Adoption*

 96.38 (b)(7)

   96.48 (b)(2)

*Important Information for agencies on Hague Training Requirements.

Virginia Compliance


*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.

Illinois Licensing Standard §401.520

*Important Information for agencies on Illinois Adoption Requirements.

Nebraska Licensing Requirement 005.16(D)(i)

*Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.