Buckeye SCOPE: Supporting Children of the Opioid Epidemic
There are 10 sessions total. First sessions starts Friday, June 11th, and will run every other Friday until October 15th, 2021. Please note that registration is capped at 100 registrants and participants should plan to attend all 10 sessions.
This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for prevention professionals in domain P2 and chemical dependency counselors in domain C2.
Level of Course | 200 Intermediate
The 2021 Buckeye SCOPE: Supporting Children of the OPioid Epidemic ECHO is a 10-session online training series developed to educate those who work with young children impacted by the opioid epidemic and their caregivers on emerging knowledge and evidence-based practices in screening, monitoring and interdisciplinary care for children impacted by neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), trauma, or related exposure. Course participants will be able to ask questions via webinar chat during the Q&A portion of the course.
- Describe the opioid crisis in the United States and Ohio and recognize the role of early childhood professionals in supporting children impacted by the epidemic.
- Explain how substance exposure and related trauma impacts development in children and identify trauma-informed strategies to best support their needs.
- Apply evidence-based practices in screening, monitoring and caring for children impacted by neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), trauma or related exposure.
- 9:30am – Introduction to ECHO and technology
- 9:40am – Core Didactic and Clarifying Questions- Part 1
- 10:05am – Breakout Rooms
- 10:15am – Core Didactic and Clarifying Questions- Part 2
- 10:40am – Breakout Rooms
- 10:50am – Large Group Questions/Discussion and Recommendations
- 11:00am – Close
Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.
Presented by Dr. Andrea Witwer, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and Psychology, The Ohio State University
Dr. Witwer is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and Psychology at The Ohio State University and is the Director of Training for the Nisonger Center, University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Witwer has extensive experience providing interdisciplinary clinical services and conducting research in the field of intellectual and developmental disability (IDD). Dr. Witwer has published research related to co-occurring emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric disorders in those with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities as well as assessment of autism spectrum disorders. She is currently an investigator on the Nisonger Center Rehabilitation and Research Training Center on Health and Function for People with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities. The goal of her project is to identify promising practices in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in individuals with intellectual disability and to provide a research framework for future research in this area. Dr. Witwer is also a faculty member of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Psychology Doctorate Program at Ohio State University and the Associate Director of the Nisonger Center’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities Training Program (LEND). Within these roles she provides ongoing interdisciplinary graduate training related to the assessment and treatment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.
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