Improving Care of Perinatal Opioid Use

June 8th, 2022

 8:00am - 4:45pm

Four Points Sheraton Norwood

 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062

 

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRELIMINARY AGENDA:

 

Breakfast and Registration

7:30a-8:00a

Welcome and Introductions

8:00a-8:30a 

Perinatal Opioid Project Leadership 

 

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS

Family Speaker 

8:30a-9:00a

Caring for Families Impacted by Perinatal Opioid Use in Massachusetts:  Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions 

9:00a-9:45a

Norma Finkelstein 

 

Plan of Safe Care for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

9:45a-10:30a

Nancy Young 

Break 

10:30a-10:45a

PRESENTATION SESSION 1

Building Integrated, Trauma Informed, and Recovery Oriented Systems of Support for Families and Providers: Centering Perinatal Peer Mentors as Experts 

10:45a-11:15a

Laura Sternberger & Moms Do Care team

Collaborative Approaches to Plans of Safe Care 

11:15a-11:45p

Kim Shapiro, Ellen Kreida, Phaedra Moore, Lindsey Gleason, Karissa Giovannini

POLICY UPDATE

Office of the Child Advocate:  State Efforts around Mandatory Reporting 

11:45a-12:00p

Maria Mossaides

H221 and Advocacy Opportunities 

12:00p-12:15p

Jessie Rossman

LUNCH

12:15p-1:15p

PRESENTATION SESSION 2

 

SPEAK UP Against Racism 

1:15p-1:45p

Debra Bingham

Behavioral Health Network: Dorchester Family Center Presentation

1:45p-2:15p

Desiree Rivera, Denise Jones

Break - Move to Breakout Rooms

2:15p-2:30p

BREAKOUT SESSION #1 

2:30p-3:20p

  • Integrating Caregiver Mental Health into the NICU: the Brigham & Women's Hospital Model- Cindy Liu, Leena Mittal

  • Cost-Effective, Coordinated Care for Caregivers & Substance Exposed Newborns (C4SEN) Program Update - Molly Sass, Rebecca Schwarz, Ameer Reyad, Julie Paul

  • Lynn Community Women of Color Outreach Journey  - Catherine Reyes, Latisha Goullaud, Ana Cambell, Darlene Basden

  • Eat-Sleep-Console:  Updates, Challenges, and Future Directions  - Elisha Wachman, Kate MacMillan, Karen McAlmon 

 

Break - Move to Breakout Rooms

3:20p-3:30p

BREAKOUT SESSION #2

3:30p-4:20p

  • Regional Collaboratives to Improve Care and Coordination: the Lowell Experience  - Kathy Mahoney and team

  • Setting Parents and Their Young Children Up for Success Through Wellness and Recovery Planning - Elizabeth Doherty, Meridith Hallisey, Casey Schmidt, Jennifer Seaberg

  • Plans of Safe Care:  Strategies for Implementation - Caitlin Clark, Katie Peterson, Karissa Giovannini, Phaedra Moore, Family Speaker

  • Access to Medication Addiction Treatment: Obstacles and Innovations - Presenters pending

WRAP-UP

4:20p-4:45p

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Boston University School has approved this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  

 

Continuing education will be offered for in-person participation for Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Certified Addictions Specialists, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors.

Please note: CADACs, CAS, LADCs, LMHCs, Nurses (RN/LPNs), and Social Workers, MUST ATTEND the entire training in order to receive Continuing Education. Partial credit will not be awarded for these disciplines. The number of hours of Continuing Education are to be determined. 

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:
Safety of our community is a priority for this event. Based upon best public health guidance at the time of the summit, we will ask for and enforce appropriate safety measures such as screening, vaccination requirements, and masking. For now we are limiting capacity at the event to enable social distancing for in-person attendees.

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Norma Finkelstein, PhD, LICSW

Founder and Program Consultant, previous Executive Director, Institute for Health and Recovery

Norma Finkelstein, PhD, LICSW is the founder and previous Executive Director of the Institute for Health and Recovery, a Massachusetts statewide services, policy, program development, training, and research organization. Prior to this, Dr. Finkelstein was the founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Alcoholism Program/CASPAR, Inc., a comprehensive prevention, education, and treatment program for chemically dependent women and their families. She received her MSW from the University of Michigan and her PhD from the Florence Heller School, Brandeis University. Over the last 40 years, Dr. Finkelstein’s work has focused on substance use prevention and treatment, with specific emphasis on women, children, and families; pregnancy; co-occurring disorders, including integrated care for women with substance use disorders, mental illness, and histories of violence; trauma informed services; services for youth and young adults; tobacco education and cessation; and family centered care.

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Nancy K. Young, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Executive Director, Children and Family Futures

Dr. Nancy Young is the Executive Director of Children and Family Futures, a research and policy institute whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect while improving safety, permanency, well-being, and recovery outcomes with equity for all children, parents and families affected by trauma, substance use and mental health disorders. Since 2002, she has served as Project Director of the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, an initiative of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Since 2010, she has served as the Project Director of the Office on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Training and Technical Assistance Program to improve outcomes for families through Family Treatment Courts. Dr. Young holds a PhD and an MSW from the University of Southern California, School of Social Work.