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The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Early Childhood

Presented by: Erin Redle Sizemore, Ph.D. CCC-SLP

October 19th, 2022

8:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM CST / 6:30 PM MST / 5:30 PM PST

NOTE:  The Request for ASHA CEUs form is now located on the Quiz page, you can fill it out when you take the quiz.

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • List three characteristics of Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Describe the impact of early trauma on development
  • Identify three potential at-risk areas of early development in children exposed to opioids in-utero

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

Course Agenda

  • 8:30 PM -8:40 PM: Introduction
  • 8:40 PM- 8:45 PM: The Opioid Epidemic in the United States
  • 8:45 PM – 9:00 PM: The impact of intra-uterine opioid exposure (IOE) and Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) on infants and toddlers
  • 9:00 PM – 9:15 PM: The impact of IOE and NOWS in preschool and early childhood
  • 9:15 PM–9:25 PM: The impact of IOE and NOWS in school-age and beyond
  • 9:25 PM – 9:35 PM: The unique role of childhood trauma in early childhood
  • 9:35 PM – 9:55 PM: Strategies for supporting children and families in early childhood
  • 9:55 PM – 10:10 PM: Strategies for supporting school-age children and families
  • 10:10 PM-10:15 PM: Advocating for children and families
  • 10:15 PM – 10:30 PM: Q&A

Speaker Information and Disclosures

Erin Redle Sizemore, Ph.D. CCC-SLP is an associate professor and Chair of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences program at Mount St. Joseph University. Additionally, she is a practicing outpatient speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has over 20 years of experience as a clinical speech-language pathologist in a variety of settings, including pediatric hospitals, early intervention, and schools. Her clinical work and research largely focus on issues related to working with children in the birth to three age range and their families. Dr. Sizemore has a deep commitment to understanding the impact of early feeding and communication disorders on families as well as supporting all caregivers to maximize the short- and long-term growth and development of their children.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

 
Medical SLP Collective – Honoraria
Salary- Mount St. Joseph University
Salary-University of Cincinnati
Salary- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
 
NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:
 
No non-financial disclosures.

Additional FAQs

Can I get ASHA CEUS for this Course?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

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Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com