ERIC Number: ED156987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May-21
Reference Count: N/A
Symposium on Comprehensive Health Care for Addicted Families and Their Children. May 20 and 21, 1976, New York, New York.
Beschner, George, Ed.; Brotman, Richard, Ed.
Participants of a conference dealing with problems of maternal and neonatal narcotic addiction discussed issues regarding treatment of pregnant addicts and their children and considered steps that could be taken to address the issues. The subject areas covered were followup evaluation, treatment procedures and models, development of standardized instruments for measurement of neonates, child development, parent training, and training and technical assistance needs. Research papers included in the proceedings are: An Overview of the Hutzel Hospital Program; Some Measures of Parenting Behavior for Addicted and Nonaddicted Mothers; Quality of Prenatal Treatment of Narcotic Addicted Women as a Factor in Neonatal Outcome; Management of Drug Dependent Pregnancy and Effects on Neonatal Outcome; Role of Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Drugs and Their Metabolites in Maternal-Neonatal Studies; Management of Pediatric Medical Problems in the Addicted Household; Developmental Findings with Infants Born to Mothers on Methadone Maintenance; Neonatal Narcotic Withdrawal Index: A Quantitative Method for Evaluation of Narcotic Abstinence on the Newborn; Developmental Assessment of All Infants Born to the Family Care Program, 1975-1976; Team Practice with Pregnant Addicts and Addicted Mothers; Monitoring and Evaluating Comprehensive Care of Addicted Families; and Investigating Treatment Outcomes: A Who Done It Model. (JL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Conference Reports, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Measurement Techniques, Neonates, Parent Education, Prenatal Influences, Training
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Div. of Resource Development.