The Women’s and Children's International Group
invites you to attend the
2011 International Women's Fourth Meeting and Conference
Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence in Young Women: Promising Interventions and Treatments
Friday, June 17, 2011, 12:00 to 18:00
Westin Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USA
In conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) co-sponsored by NIDA, CPDD, Office on Women’s Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, RTI International, Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Danya International.
This conference will bring together expert researchers and clinical providers passionate and committed to improving the lives of women and children.
Frances E. Ashe-Goins, Acting Director, Office on Women's Health,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wendee Wechsberg, Senior Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations
and Interventions, RTI International
Sharon Wilsnack, PhD, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of North Dakota
The GENACIS Project: What Can It Tell Us about Global Needs for Women-Focused Substance Abuse Prevention and Interventions
Shabnam Salimi, The Journey Out of Drug Use and Into Treatment for Women in Iran
Hendree Jones, MOTHER Study Results: Safety and Efficacy of Perinatal Methadone and Buprenorphine Treatment
Rachel Galper, Storyteller
DISCUSSIONS TABLES WITH EXPERTS
Your choice of two 45-minute sessions. Please list your top 3 choices on the registration page.
Issues during pregnancy and post-partum including infant attachment (Karol Kaltenbach, Loretta Finnegan)
Family issues, childhood trauma, family therapy, parenting skills (Yukiko Washio, Tara Carney)
Gender-based, interpersonal violence and victimization and trauma in drug-using women (Jennifer Johnson, Jamila Stockman)
What structural interventions are needed for women (e.g. housing, employment, skill building, microeconomics, etc.)? (Maayan Schori, Urmil Sharma)
Developing guidelines for woman-focused methods and treatment globally (sensitive to culture and sexual orientation) (Sally Stevens, Sheryl McCurdy)
Health disparities, risk behavior and HIV in women (Adrian Abagiu, Felicia Browne, Bijan Nasiri)
Education and prevention of substance use and abuse for women (e.g. prescription drug abuse) (Hilary Surratt, Cathy Friedman)
WRAP UP AND GENERAL MEETING
Please join us in our mission to advance our field and expand global collaborations.
Registration is $20 US ($10 for students and developing countries)
Lunch is included. Click here.
For more information, contact Wendee Wechsberg, email@example.com.
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