Webinar on Treating Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Parents


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March 21: Webinar on Treating Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Parents

On March 21 from 2-3:30pm ET, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW), and the Children’s Bureau will hold a webinar, “Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Parents: Family Approach of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.” The webinar will provide an overview of the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital initiative to improve the quality of care of infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome; findings from a study of the hospital’s initiative published in Pediatrics; and interventions focused on non-pharmacologic therapies and a simplified approach to assessment for infants exposed to methadone in utero. Click here to register.

The NCSACW is pleased to invite you to attend the webinar with their featured presenter, Dr. Matthew Grossman. This webinar will provide:

  • An overview of the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital initiative to improve the quality of care of infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome;
  • Findings from the research conducted, including the methods and results of the hospital study published in Pediatrics by Dr. Matthew Grossman and team from the Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut; and,
  • Interventions focused on non-pharmacologic therapies and a simplified approach to assessment for infants exposed to methadone in utero.

Time for audience Q&A will be provided.

Matthew Grossman M.D. graduated from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine in 2003 and completed his pediatric residency at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) in 2006. He then became an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and a pediatric hospitalist. He has been the quality and safety officer for YNHCH since 2013 and his team was awarded the 2015 National Pediatric Quality Award from the Children’s Hospital Association