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ERIC Number: ED321160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings Papers from A Conference on Drug Free Pregnancy (San Mateo, California, December 7-8, 1989).
McRobbie, Joan, Ed.; And Others
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. Center for Child & Family Studies.; Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.