Don’t Forget: Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting this Friday

The Alabama Women’s Resource Network, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, & Alabama Voices of Recovery present…

Drugs, Pregnancy and Parenting: What Experts in Medicine,

Social Work and the Law Have to Say

Friday, October 15

2 PM – 5:30 PM

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 Heritage Hall, Room 102
1401 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL

  •  Up-to-date research distinguishing myth from fact regarding the effects of prenatal drug exposure on fetal and child development.
  • Evidence-based responses and resources to address drug and alcohol use by pregnant women and parents.
  • Approaches that advance maternal and child health

PresentersDr. Deborah Frank, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics Boston University; Dr. Curtis Lowery, M.D., University of Arkansas School of Medicine; Mr. Dan Abrahamson, J.D., Legal Deirector of the Drug Policy Alliance; Dr. Brenda Smith, Ph.D., University of Alabama School of Social Work; Ms. Kathrine Jack, J.D., National Advocates for Pregnant Women; Ms. Tajuan McCarty, Executive Director of The Neighborhood House

FREE Continuing Education Units: Are available for lawyers (2.7 hrs inclduing ethics), social workers (3 hrs) and drug treatment counselors (3 hrs)

Registration Required: Space is limited and expected to fill quickly.  Please pre-register.

Questions: Contact Catherine Roden-Jones of The Alabama Women’s Resource Network at or (205) 916-0135 x 501

Free and open to the public!

Snacks will be provided




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