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Webinar: Cannabis use in pregnancy and lactation: Understanding the science and assisting practitioners with prevention strategies

Participants will understand the basic tenets of the social determinants of health and its impact on behavioral health, prevention, and wellness efforts.  Participants will critically examine the role of neighborhood conditions, education, socio-economic, and socio-political climate. This training will strengthen participants understanding of the social determinants of health and their role in shaping the prevention efforts of diverse populations.

Learning objectives:

  1. Discuss the use of cannabis on the endocannabinoid system and fetal development.
  2. Evaluate studies that have evaluated the use of cannabis in pregnancy and lactation. 
  3. Describe the risk factors associated with marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  4. Explain prevention strategies for practitioners and coalitions to minimize or eliminate the harm of cannabis use during pregnancy and lactation.
Date and Time: 
August 24, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar