Substance exposure is a factor that can contribute to children's behavior and affect foster and adoptive families. This course explores how parents can care for children who were prenatally exposed to substances or drug endangered, and create an environment that encourages resilience in children with a history of trauma.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
describe risk and protective factors
understand the impact of prenatal substance exposure and drug endangerment on children
identify parenting strategies to encourage attachment in children
describe three important temperament traits
understand how to prevent substance abuse in adolescents
understand how to talk about birth parents' substance abuse
2 credit hours, $10.00 per person.
This class explores parenting children who were substance exposed, including:
risk and protective factors
effects of prenatal substance exposure and drug endangerment
attachment and temperament
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loved that there were real families that have actually been involved with foster/adopted children! Loved hearing their stories & not just being told book knowledge but actual real life experience!