What You Need to Know About Drug and Alcohol Exposed Infants and Children (Part 1)

Judith Lefler, RN, PHN, CLNC | Assistant Director for the Northern Region, Bay Area Academy

July 2015

Training Description

Participants will understand the difference between drugs that are stimulants and drugs that are depressants. This training will help participants learn to identify 10 signs and symptoms of drug exposed infants and children. Participants will be able to identify five effective interventions for infants and child who are exposed to drugs and alcohol. Participants will learn and understand the meaning of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Participants will also learn the importance of self-regulation.