Sensitivity, Screening, and Support: Talking with Expectant Families about Substance Abuse

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are the leading known cause of mental retardation, and they are entirely preventable. This audio conference discusses the chance Early Head Start staff working with expectant families have to help prevent FASDs. Panelists share insights and strategies about approaching this sensitive topic. They also give guidance on supporting families in making informed, healthy choices around alcohol use during pregnancy.

Sensitivity, Screening, and Support: Talking with Expectant Families about Substance Abuse. HHS/ACF/OHS/EHSNRC. 2013. English. Streaming Audio. 01:30:16.

Last Reviewed: June 2013

Last Updated: January 6, 2017