Event | May 2, 2024

Register for Webinar Series on Responding to Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Exposures in Child Welfare

James Bell Associates and the Child Welfare League of America are pleased to host a three-part webinar series on how child welfare agencies can respond to prenatal alcohol and other substance exposures. Topics include helping families recognize the potential impacts of prenatal substance exposure, pursue assessment and diagnoses, and access supportive services. Speakers include journal authors from a special double issue of Child Welfare, practitioners, and others with lived experience.

Learn about the full series or register for individual sessions below:

 Responding to Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Exposures: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Trauma, and Child Welfare
Wednesday, May 29, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT
Doug Waite, M.D., FAAP, BronxCare Health System
Julie Kable, Ph.D., Emory School of Medicine
Peggy Way, Circle of Hope, individual with lived experience

Responding to Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Exposures: FASD Assessment and Intervention
Wednesday, July 24, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT
Heather Carmichael Olson, Ph.D., and Michelle Kuhn, Ph.D., University of Washington School of Medicine/Seattle Children’s Hospital
Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D., NTI Upstream, Clinical Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Janice Boafo, LCSW, Evergreen Cypher, LLC

Responding to Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Exposures: Multi-System Collaboration and Family Care Plans
Wednesday, August 7th, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT
Deborah L. Rooks-Ellis, Ph.D., Coastal Carolina University
Margaret Lloyd Sieger, Ph.D., University of Connecticut School of Social Work
Courtney Everson, Ph.D., Colorado Action Lab

This webinar series is part of an ongoing project for the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.