The Bureau for Behavioral Health would like to share the following information about an upcoming virtual training presented jointly by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), West Virginia Perinatal Partnership (WVPP), Marshall University Family Medicine, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and WVU:
Clinical Guidance Training for Treating Pregnant & Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder & Their Infants
Tuesday April 13th & Thursday 15th
8:30 am – 12:30 pm | via Zoom
An eight hour training offered over two days.
The Clinical Guidance training provides comprehensive, evidence-based information to provide the optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The training highlights West Virginia’s successful approaches for caring for the mother with opioid use disorder and her child. This interactive training aims to help healthcare professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions.
Following this course, participants should be able to
- Recognize the importance of treating opioid use disorder in pregnancy for both mother and infant.
- Prepare and execute appropriate treatment plans for opioid use disorder in the mother and fetus, as well as neonatal abstinence syndrome in the infant during peripartum and postpartum period.
Space is limited – register soon.
Additional information and registration