Session Track

Impact of Trauma on the Developing Child

Session Time

June 27

Discuss the short and long-term effects of maternal prenatal substance abuse of both licit and illicit drugs on the exposed fetus.

  1. Describe the prevalence of maternal drug abuse during pregnancy.
  2. Discuss the approach to identification of prenatal drug exposure.
  3. Recognize the immediate effects at birth and the long-term effects of various in-utero drug exposures.
  4. Examine the variables associated with prenatal substance abuse and long-term outcomes.