Collaborative Care: Developing and Implementing Plans of Safe Care for Substance Exposed Infants



This module introduces family support professionals and other service providers to federal and state requirements for developing Plans of Safe Care for substance-exposed infants (SEI), trains them to work with mothers, families and other providers to create a POSC during and after pregnancy, and supports mothers and families in implementing the POSC.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand Federal and State laws regarding Maternal Substance Use
  2. Identify service needs specific to this population of women
  3. Develop a comprehensive Plan of Safe Care (POSC) addressing mother's and infant's needs before, during and after pregnancy
  4. Name other agencies/referral sources that should be involved in creating POSC Treatment Team
  5. Understand how to implement POSC and recognize when it should be revised