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SUMHLC Training: Risk Factors and Pregnancy-Associated Deaths

October 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This training is being sponsored by:

The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals with support from the Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative



Pregnancy-Associated Death: A maternal death that is attributable to a condition that is unaffected by the pregnancy and occurs within 1 year of the pregnancy


This course will focus on the high-risk issues for Pregnant and Parenting women.   Data shows the leading causes of associated deaths are Homicide, Suicide and Overdose with a trend of Intimate Partner violence   The course will review risks of use of alcohol, opioids, stimulants, and Marijuana during pregnancy.   There will be a focus on universal screening and screening tools will be discussed for the various risk factors.

CEU Information:

Social Work CEUs: This training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers is for 4.0 continuing education units.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This trainings has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 4.0 continuing education units. The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate.

Mental Health Counselors CEUs: This training is pending approval by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association for 4.0 continuing education credits.

Trainer: Sharon Morello, RN, BSN