The Maryland Department of Human Services is committed to a workforce that is supported and equipped to meet the needs of substance exposed newborns and their families. This commitment includes enhancing staff knowledge about SENs, coordination of services, reducing stigma, and facilitating cross-system communication among agencies and community providers serving SEN and families impacted by substance use.

SEN Training Calendar

  • 2020 Regional Collaborative Training: Systems Approach – Substance Exposed Newborn (SEN)

    Three regional trainings will be offered bringing together professionals from multiple disciplines connected to the service delivery continuum for substance exposed newborns, parents with substance use disorders, and families impacted by substance use. To facilitate these regional trainings Department of Human Services, Social Services Administration (SSA) is partnering with Maryland Addiction Consultation Services (MACS), Maryland Patient Safety Center, Maryland Department of Health/Behavioral Health Administration, and National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare.

    Training Purpose: Intended for Health Care Practitioners, child welfare professionals, community health providers, and behavioral health providers who seek to improve care coordination for substance exposed newborns (including Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome) and parents with opioid and substance use disorders.

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