Mommies Toolkit has been updated to reflect most recent data, therapeutic interventions grounded in best practices, and relevant articles and resources. These updated modules have been designed to be more interactive, engaging, and to include various multimedia tools.

Click each module below to enroll for Free CE.

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Substance Use Disorders Module

This module provides background information on substance use, Medication for Opioid Use Disorder, prescription monitoring programs, and harm reduction strategies. Co-occurring disorders, the role of trauma in Substance Use Disorders in women, characteristics of a trauma-informed approach to care, and the effects of substance use during pregnancy are also covered.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Module

This module covers information about NAS and Newborn Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS). It describes symptoms and discusses the frequency at which NAS occurs and costs associated with the syndrome. It explains how NAS is assessed and managed and also discusses ways to eliminate barriers to healthy maternal-infant attachment.

Integrated Treatment Module

This module provides information on the types of treatments that can be helpful for women with Substance Use Disorders, co-occurring disorders, and pregnant and parenting women who give birth to infants with NAS. It also addresses the steps to integrated treatment planning and the characteristics and benefits of integrated treatment programs.

Mommies Program Overview Module

This module describes the Mommies Program in San Antonio (Bexar County) and includes details about program design so that it may be replicated in other communities that want to improve outcomes for families impacted by NAS. Essential components of the program, including team members, their roles, and how the program works to decrease harmful stigma, are provided. The Mommies Program also covers curriculum topics, offers services, and addresses outcomes for women and their infants.

Continuing Education: 1.0 CE is provided for each Module

CNE University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CSWE University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas
State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

CME UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

CEU The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.

Funding from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Texas Department of Health and Human Services