This course is designed for adoption social workers and mental health providers.

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.

Course Agenda for Introduction to Prenatal Substance Exposure.pdf

Participants will be able to:

  • 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.

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

1 Hour CE Credit

Online Audio Course – Non-interactive (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded online.  You will be redirected to the certificate upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10 question quiz and completing a course evaluation) 

Course Categories:  Social Work

Accreditations and Approvals:

Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Foster Care Education and Support Nonprofit submitted this course for social work continuing education for approval by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), through the NASW CE Approval program. Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Foster Care Education and Support Nonprofit maintains responsibility for the program.

NASW Approval Period: 6/22/2023 - 6/30/2024. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886829466-9415) for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

For information on specific continuing education requirements by jurisdiction or mental health field, we recommend contacting your licensing board or accrediting organization for the most current requirements from your state or territory. NASW offers a quick reference of  Social Work Licensure Board Endorsements that you may find helpful.

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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