An educational opportunity to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and child health. Presenters will discuss healthy pregnancy (prenatal and postpartum), healthy infants and children, programs and supports for families and children affected by substance use, innovative approaches for working with families, and the many resources available to this population. SAVE THE DATE
Each year, pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, mental health clinicians, and other child health affiliates throughout Maine gather at our educational conferences for professional development and networking. Key topics for this year’s conference include childhood trauma and mental illness, promoting post-trauma growth using the Trauma Responsive Framework, the management and treatment of obesity, suicide risk assessment
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a brain-based physical disability with behavioral symptoms. The FASD BASICS workshop introduces a neurobehavioral approach to living with, caring for, and working with individuals and families impacted by FASD acknowledges the source of behaviors: the brain, and provides a set of research-based best practices for helping people with fetal
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This year’s conference features 34 oral presentations about addiction, public health programs and research in Maine, a poster session, and a plenary presentation, “Public Health Reimagined: A Blueprint for Building a Modern, Responsive, and Relevant Public Health System in Maine”. Fees for conference are variable, please check the registration form.