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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Webinar Series III

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

This webinar series is presented by Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Maternal & Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program and PA AAP Medical Home Program.

Session Title: "Creating a Circle of Hope for Women and their Families"

  • Examine how stigma is currently expressed towards women and families living with Alcohol Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder
  • Describe how to approach conversations with mothers around substance use or other substance exposures
  • Identify NOFAS resources for families living with addiction or FASD.
  • Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC has been working with the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) for over 35 years and is currently their Vice President and Spokesperson. She is a noted international speaker on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Women and Addiction, and Stigma. She has served as project officer for many government projects aimed to prevent FASD, reduce stigma and support families and individuals living with FASD.
  • Renée M. Turchi, MD, MPH, FAAP currently serves as Chair, Pediatrics, Pediatrician-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She is also the Medical Director at the PA Medical Home Program-PA AAP, Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health & College of Medicine, and Director of the Drexel MCH Public Health Catalyst Program.

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