In an effort to help improve the quality and consistency in perinatal care in Butte County, First 5 Butte County is sponsoring a three-hour presentation by Dr. Alex Stalcup on “Effects of Both Illicit and Prescription Drugs on the Fetus and Nursing Infant, and Best Practices for Intervention With Perinatal Drug Use”.
The training will be held at the Oroville Sports Club, 2600 Oro Dam Boulevard, Oroville, CA, on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is being offered free of charge to service providers who work directly with women during the perinatal period. Pre-registration for the event is required.
Dr. Stalcup, Medical Director of the New Leaf Treatment Center in Lafayette, CA, is Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Addiction Medicine. He is also certified as a Medical Review Officer by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (A.S.A.M.)
Three units of Continuing Education will also be offered free of charge to MFTs, LCSWs, AOD Counselors, RNs, and LVNs.
The event is being co-sponsored by Oroville Hospital and the Oroville Sports Club.
Those wishing to attend must print the registration form provided and fax it to our office at (530) 538-5279. The form may also be mailed to First 5 Butte County at 82 Table Mountain Boulevard, Suite 40, Oroville, CA 95965. Registration is limited so a prompt submission is recommended.
For further information, please contact Liz Griffin at (530) 538-6896.