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Proceedings Papers from A Conference on Drug Free Pregnancy (San Mateo, California, December 7-8, 1989) [microform] / Joan McRobbie, Ed
Bib ID 5519818
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. Center for Child & Family Studies
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1990 
47 p. 
Summary

This report of a conference contains an introduction to the problem of drug use among pregnant women and the following presentations: (1) "Impact of Crack Cocaine and Other Drugs on Mothers and Children" (Margaret Lynn Yonekura); (2) "Providing Continuous and Comprehensive Services" (Neal Halfon); (3) "Stretching Resources To Reach Increasing Numbers of Families" (Xylina Bean); (4) "Ethical Dilemmas and Public Policy" (David Chavkin); (5) "Generations At Risk to the Nightmare of Addiction" (Gina Barclay-McLaughlin); (6) "The Mandela House Program: Recovering Mothers Speak" (Minnie Thomas); and (7) "A Political Overview from California" (Diane Watson and Jackie Speier). Highlights are presented from 10 workshops conducted at the conference: The Impact of Drug Exposure on the Development of Infants and Toddlers; Prevention Efforts in the Public Schools; Health Issues of Alcohol and Drug-Exposed Babies; Working With Families Impacted by Addiction; Ethical, Legal, and Policy Implications of Substance Abuse During Pregnancy; Caring for Drug- and Alcohol-Exposed Babies; Following Drug-Exposed Babies to School; Social Service and Foster Care Issues; Chemical Dependency Treatment for Pregnant Addicts; and Building Coalitions and Interagency Collaborations. Appendices contain the conference program agenda and presenter contact directory. (NB)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 1-H13SP01163-01.

Contract Number: 400-86-0009.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects At Risk Persons.  |  Cocaine.  |  Crack.  |  Drug Addiction.  |  Infants.  |  Mothers.  |  Pregnancy.  |  Prenatal Drug Exposure.  |  Prevention.  |  Substance Abuse.
Form/genre Collected Works, Proceedings.
Other authors/contributors McRobbie, Joan, editor  |  Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. Center for Child & Family Studies  |  Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities
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