May 18, 2022 @ 8:30 am – May 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Virtual Event
Washoe County Human Services Agency

Prenatal Substance Exposure Learning Series III: Prenatal Exposure to Trauma and Substance Use

This comprehensive 2-day training explores the impact of in-utero substance exposure on neurodevelopment, sensory needs, and attachment with children. Learn ways to help children who have been exposed in-utero through caring for their whole needs, such as sensory integration, understanding behavior and ways to effectively discipline, and needs unique to these children.

  1. Comparative look at impact of marijuana, cocaine, alcohol and methamphetamine in-utero exposure.
  2. Understanding the impact of in-utero exposure has on self-regulation.
  3. Review neuro-deficits on children exposed in-utero.
  4. Review sensory integration needs of children exposed in-utero.
  5. Review behavioral concerns associated with in-utero exposure.
  6. Understanding the risk factors of children exposed to substances in-utero.
  7. Understand cognitive challenges.
  8. Building behavioral resilience.
  9. Building self-regulation.
  10. Interactive practice in working with/parenting children with in-utero substance exposure.

Click to download the PDF event flyer.

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