Training Module Notes:

  • Please turn on your sound or increase your volume to hear the training.
  • Links to the videos within the training are provided below. If auditory issues arise, you may press the  button located in the bottom right hand corner of each video to access subtitles/closed captioning options.
  • A script of the training module is provided below to follow along with the video.
  • This video training is not compatible with mobile devices. Please view on a desktop computer.

DISCLAIMER: Due to the content of this online training module being developed in 2018, some of the statistics may be out of date. We will continue to offer the online training module to provide interested individuals with a foundation of information about the opioid crisis and the impact it has on young children. However, we will no longer offer continuing education credit through OCCRRA starting January 1st, 2021. Individuals are more than welcome to participate in the training for their own benefit. Please contact Jessy Thomas at with any questions or concerns.

Download the guided notes PDF.

Online Training Script

Online Training Video Links:

How to Help Addicted Mothers

Signs and Symptoms of NAS

Short and Long Term Effects of NAS

Caregiver Training After Hospital Discharge

The Heavy Crying Period

Demonstration of RACE 

Physical Deficits in NAS

Transitioning into the Classroom

Challenging Behavior and Implications

Social Delays and Challenges

Lessons Learned

Caregiver Classroom Communication Considerations

Cultural Considerations 

Additional Resources

List of Resources

RACE Handout

Visual Supports for Young Children