Substance Use Treatment for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder

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The purpose of this CE course is to provide education and  awareness for administrators, counselors, social workers, and human services providers on treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder. Unborn Children can have negative consequences as a resulted of exposure to opioids in utero. Women who have not been treated for Opioid Use Disorder place their unborn babies are greater risk for complications.  This training will focus on those risk factors and methods of prevention and treatment. This education covers Counseling Services and Case Management skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP

Learning Objectives


  1. Treatment for Opioid use with pregnant women
  2. Recognizing risk factors for unborn babies
  3. Best Practices for treatment of pregnant women with opioid use disorder



AuthorNIDA. (2017, July 1). Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/treating-opioid-use-disorder-during-pregnancy on 2020, March 25



Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C