Developing a Collaborative Approach to Addressing the Opioid Crisis: 2-Part Webinar Series

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, in partnership with the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare hosted a 2-part webinar series to learn strategies grounded in collaborative practice and policy in supporting families affected by opioid use disorders. The first webinar in the series provided an overview of the newly released publication A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women With Opioid Use Disorders: Practice and Policy Considerations for Child Welfare, Collaborating Medical & Service Providers. The publication provides:
• An overview of the extent of opioid use by pregnant women and the effects on the infant
• Evidence-based recommendations for treatment approaches
• An in-depth case study
• A guide for collaborative planning
• Tools to conduct a needs and gap analysis and to develop a collaborative action plan ;

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  • Behavioral Health
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  • Treatment Models