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 and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Events
Social Services Administration (SSA)
3rd Annual Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) and Substance Exposed Newborn (SEN) Live Webinar Series
Register Now! Session registration can be accessed by clicking the designated links below
Cannabis Use: Know and Understand The Risks
10:00am – 12:30pm
Cannabis Use: What You Need to Know About Maryland’s Cannabis Law
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Overdose Prevention & Supporting Recovery: Maryland’s Comprehensive Approach to the Overdose Crisis
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Maryland’s Special Secretary of Opioid Response
Dr. Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH
Medical Director for the Maryland Department of Health’s Center for Harm Reduction Services
Opioid Operational Command Center
Associate Director for Policy & Advocacy
Cannabis Use in Maryland: Child Welfare Practice – Harm Reduction
9:00am – 12:15pm
Registration limited to DHS staff
George Jay Unick, MSW, Ph.D.
University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Social Work
MOUD Substance Use Disorder Treatment & Recovery: What Child Welfare and Family Service Providers Need To Know
1:00pm – 3:00pm
SEN and SUD Training Resources
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- Substance Use Disorder Webinars and Trainings
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) partners with organizations to provide webinars on a range of topics related to substance abuse and use. This link provides recordings of past webinars including handouts and slides.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) practitioner training portal offers links to free and at-a-cost tools, training, and technical assistance to practitioners in the fields of mental health and substance use disorders.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) webinar archive provides links to recordings of past webinars including handouts and slides from National Prevention Weeks.
Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (COE) free upcoming and past trainings on a range of topics that support organizations working to integrate primary and behavioral health care. Not all events relate to substance-use.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) provides resources and links to external sources for trainings that offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Education (CE) activities.
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers webinars on topics related to substance-use and abuse.
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) provides links to organizations that provide CE trainings.
McLean Hospital a Harvard Medical School Affiliate hosts an annual conference and two-day training for authorities in the addiction field. Topics include new, evidence-based treatments, the nuances of treating co-occurring disorders along with addiction, and special populations.
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) provides links to CE training, seminars, resources and education related to substance-use disorders.
For any questions related to the training, please reach out to Shawnett Mills at email@example.com.