2021 Virtual Presentations


Caring for opioid-exposed families across the perinatal continuum; Davida Schiff, MD, Medical Director, HOPE Clinic at Mass General Hospital

CPS 201” discuss CPS interactions with other agencies and the limitations of communication as it relates to the allegations of abuse or neglect that is investigated; Marco Quesada, Investigations, Substance Use Program Specialist, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)

Best Interest of a Child: Balancing Safety and Supporting the Parent-Child Relationship in Child Welfare Cases Involving Parents with Substance Use Disorders; Judge Aurora Martinez Jones, 126th Civil District Court Travis County and Judge Cyndi Wheless, 417th District Court Collin County

Harm Reduction Approach to Care: A practical model to support meeting people ‘where they’re at’; Julie Falchuk LCSW, LCDC, Psychotherapist in Austin, Texas

Journeys of Hope: Mothers thriving with their children in recovery

Oxford Houses and Pregnant or Parenting Women; Jackson Longan, Regional Outreach Manager,  Oxford House

Pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder and the Benefits of Buprenorphine, with an Emphasis on Homeless Healthcare; Emily Humphrey, DNP, FNP-C, ARCH, Mobile, MAT Lead, Qualified Health Centers

Story of Lilly’s Place; Rebecca Stanley Crowder, Executive Director & Rhonda Edmunds, RN Director of Nursing and Co-Founder, Lilly’s Place

Understanding the Role of Trauma when Providing Education to Care for Newborns with NAS; Including the Benefits of Involving Mothers; Lenora Marcellus, RN, BSN, MN, PhD, Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs and Partnerships, University of Victoria School of Nursing