Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT
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Space is limited.
Registration Deadline is 10/17/2018. 


Cuesta College
Building 5400, Room 5401

State Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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Sandra Miscovich
Program Manager, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health



CONTINUING EDUCATION UNIT INFORMATION: County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health professional. County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 Please allow 2 weeks for completion of training and evaluation to receive certificate. County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department - course meets the qualifications for 5.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCWS as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approval #55422. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 1857 for 5.5 hours. 

REGISTRATION, ACCOMMODATIONS OR CEU QUESTIONS? Contact smiscovich@co.slo.ca.us. with County of San Luis Obispo, Public Health. For CE questions contact Rebecca Redman at the County of San Luis Obispo, Behavioral Health Department rredman@co.slo.ca.us. There are no costs for BRN and BBSE continuing education units.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the patterns of substance use by pregnant woman.
  2. Describe the impact of prenatal exposure on pregnancy and neonatal outcome.
  3. Name three characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
  4. Describe the impact of prenatal marijuana and alcohol exposure in the long term cognitive and behavioral development of the child.
  5. Discuss best practices and strategies to prevent substance exposed pregnancies.
  6. Discuss perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and risk factors.




Marijuana, Alcohol and Pregnancy:
Implications for Infant and Childhood Outcomes 

Dr. Ira Chasnoff, M.D.

Dr. Chasnoff is one of the nation's leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of maternal alcohol and drug use on the newborn, infant and child.  He is an award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, president of NTI Upstream and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in Chicago.

This full day conference is designed for professionals in the field of primary care, pediatrics, social work, education, law enforcement and juvenile justice, behavioral health, social services, foster care, child advocates, doctors, nurses, and clinicians working with women, children, and families.

Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This Conference is Free

begins at 8:30 am.
Lunch, CEs and parking provided for all attendees.

Registration is required.
 Deadline is 10/17/2018

Register: online or fax forms to 805-781-1372.

This conference is sponsored by the San Luis County Department of Public Health-Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Child and Adolescent Health and
the Center for Family Strengthening.