Improving Care of Perinatal Opioid Use
June 8th, 2022
8:00am - 4:45pm
Four Points Sheraton Norwood
1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062
Breakfast and Registration
Welcome and Introductions
Perinatal Opioid Project Leadership
Caring for Families Impacted by Perinatal Opioid Use in Massachusetts: Achievements, Challenges, and Future Directions
Plan of Safe Care for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders
PRESENTATION SESSION 1
Building Integrated, Trauma Informed, and Recovery Oriented Systems of Support for Families and Providers: Centering Perinatal Peer Mentors as Experts
Laura Sternberger, Josefa Scherer, Daniel Rodrigues, Maura McDonald-Brown
Collaborative Approaches to Plans of Safe Care
Kim Shapiro, Ellen Kreida, Phaedra Moore, Lindsey Gleason, Karissa Giovannini
Office of the Child Advocate: State Efforts around Mandatory Reporting
H221 and Advocacy Opportunities
PRESENTATION SESSION 2
SPEAK UP Against Racism
Behavioral Health Network: Dorchester Family Center Presentation
Denise Jones, Desiree Rivera
Break - Move to Breakout Rooms
BREAKOUT SESSION #1
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 - Rebecca Schwarz, Ameer Reyad, Julie Paul
Lynn Community Women of Color Outreach Journey - Catherine Reyes, Latisha Goullaud, Ana Cambell, Dalene Basden, Natalia Quinones
Eat-Sleep-Console: Updates, Challenges, and Future Directions - Elisha Wachman, Kate MacMillan, Karen McAlmon
Break - Move to Breakout Rooms
BREAKOUT SESSION #2
Regional Collaboratives to Improve Care and Coordination: the Lowell Experience - Kathy Mahoney, Kristen Reynolds, Bettina Wallace, Anilza Barrientos, Ellen Kreida, Jennifer Murzycki
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
Access to Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Obstacles and Innovations - Elizabeth Quinn, Jessica Gray, Megan Miller, Kelley Saia, Melissa Sherman, Marcie Lyons
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.
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.
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.
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.