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Marijuana Use in Pregnancy 2014

Alameda County Public Health Department: Perinatal Services: Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

Friday, June 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

San Leandro, CA

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Want to learn:

·        New ways to work with pregnant patients who use marijuana?

·        The latest research on marijuana’s effects, and addiction?

 

Presenters

 

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

 

Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the addictive process and possible impacts on the pregnant marijuana user.
  2. List three ways the changes in availability to marijuana impacts use.
  3. 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 keshia.mclaughlin@acgov.org or call (510) 667-4391.

 

 

 

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Alameda County Public Health Offices: Redwood Room
1100 San Leandro Blvd
1st Floor
San Leandro, CA 94577

Friday, June 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)


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Alameda County Public Health Department: Perinatal Services: Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

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