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A Pathway to Social Justice for Families Suffering from Addiction: Infant and Early Childhood Principles, Practices, and Practitioner Applications

  • Eastern Michigan University-McKenny Hall 878 W. Cross Street Ypsilanti, MI, 48197 United States (map)

Course Description:

Presenters will provide a detailed overview of the practice and principles of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) treatment. Presenters will provide specific ways all social work practioners may apply these practices to their work. Presenters will address the issues of substance abuse as it relates to IECMH. Presenters will provide clear examples of how substance abuse and addiction impact infants, young children and families through the course of treatment and beyond. An in depth look at how social justice and social injustices impact families and children suffering from substance abuse and its impacts will be provided. Through case presentation and experiential activities participants will have a chance to explore how IECMH, substance abuse and social justice intersect and impact one another.

Sponsor Name:
Eastern Michigan University

Contact Information:
Angela Palek
734-487-0367
mailto:emu_socialworkce@umich.edu