Marijuana Use in Pregnancy 2014
Friday, June 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
Want to learn:
· New ways to work with pregnant patients who use marijuana?
· The latest research on marijuana’s effects, and addiction?
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy; Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Interventions
Nancy Goler, M.D.
Regional Medical Director, Early Start Program
Department of OB/Gyn, Vallejo Kaiser Medical Center
Marijuana: Addiction and Intervention in A Changing Landscape of Access
George Fouras, M.D.
Addiction Psychiatrist, Foster Care Mental Health Program
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Mindfulness as a Provider Tool to Address Perinatal Marijuana Use
Larissa Duncan, PhD.
Assistant Professor, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Describe the addictive process and possible impacts on the pregnant marijuana user.
List three ways the changes in availability to marijuana impacts use.
Describe how a Mindfulness approach can help pregnant patients adopt a healthier lifestyle across the lifespan.
Who Should Attend?
Staff from programs or clinics serving Alameda County residents.
For interested staff from other counties, call Lynn Chung at (510) 618-1920.
Registration is required. Please respond to this invite by Friday, June 13, 2014. If you have any problems with registration please contact Keshia McLaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 667-4391.