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Impact of Substance Use on Adoption Planning

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
UIC Perinatal Center
Virtual
Date
Jan 19, 2021   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Kristina Knapp Holt International
Cost
Free
Registration
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Purpose: To understand the care coordination and preparation
required when providing adoption-planning services to pregnant
women with a substance use history
Objectives:
* Understand the unique challenges facing women who are
using substances and making an adoption plan
*Explore case studies that illustrate the need for a
multidisciplinary approach under these circumstances
*Learn about education provided to the adoptive parents prior to
the placement of a substance-exposed newborn .

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