Supporting Women & Families Impacted by Trauma and Addiction
Release Date: 2/3/23
Expire Date: 7/31/24
This educational activity is jointly provided by the Connecticut Hospital Association and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Target audience: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Quality Professionals, Risk Managers, Healthcare Executives and all healthcare professional working with women and families impacted by trauma and addiction.
Description: Sometimes, those who struggle with addiction have had a traumatic past. Open minds and compassion can help support these individuals and families as they navigate their unique journey to wellness and recovery. This half day virtual conference is intended for medical providers and those who would like to expand their knowledge on providing compassionate care to those impacted by addiction.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants can expect to:
• Discuss unique challenges and successful strategies for working with substance use treatment providers and patients experiencing housing instability.
• Explain the enhanced risks, as well as patientcentered strategies, for maintaining access to addiction treatment for patients experiencing housing instability.
• Describe harm reduction and its importance in working with people with substance use disorder.
• Discuss how collaboration is necessary to reach vulnerable populations and supporting health needs.
CHA Education Services
Marilyn R. Sanders, MD, Attending Neonatologist, Connecticut Children's, Professor of Pediatrics, UConn School of Medicine
Lauren Doninger, Ed.D., LPC, LADC, Professor of Psychology and Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counseling, Gateway Community College
Bonnie McRee, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Health Sciences, UConn Health
This course is provided by Connecticut Hospital Association.