THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON YOUNG CHILDREN: Online Training Module
The focus of this training is the impact of the opiate crisis on young children. Early childhood educators/care providers with any level of experience are recommended to participate in the training. The training includes information on the current opiate epidemic, basic brain development related to the biology of the addiction, trauma-informed care, and more.
PROJECT SCOPE: Supporting Children of the Opioid Epidemic
The focus of this project is to educate early childhood practitioners to better support children of the opioid epidemic. Through this training initiative the Nisonger Center and its partners will identify and train practitioners in current and emerging practices of screening, monitoring, and caring for children diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and/or Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS), or children suspected of being exposed to opioid use and related trauma.