Clinical Guidance Training for Treating Pregnant & Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder & Their Infants / Eight Hour Traoining Offered Over Two Days: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - Thursday, February 24, 2022


This Clinical Guidance training provides comprehensive, evidence-based information to provide the optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The training highlights successful approaches for caring for the mother with opioid use disorder and her child. This interactive training aims to help healthcare and behavioral health professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions.


This training is targeted towards physicians and providers, nurses, social workers, licensed professional counselors, peer support specialists, recovery coaches, and addictions professionals who treat opioid use disorder.

For more information, please contact Dara Hall at


Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants
Agenda: February 22 and 24
Sponsored by DE Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance and Hosted by SAMHSA Region 3

Day 1: February 22, 2022

8:15 Introductions and Networking (Open cameras, Gallery view screenshots)
8:30 Welcoming Remarks from Secretary, DE Dept of Health and Social Services
8:45 Faculty Introductions
9:00 Module 1 - Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women - Katrina Mark
10:00 Module 2 - Pharmacotherapy for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder - Caitlin Martin
10:35 Break
10:50 Module 2 - Pharmacotherapy for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder (continued) - Caitlin Martin
11:30 Module 3 - Prenatal Care - Amanda Newhouse
12:25 Day 1 Wrap-up Feedback Day 1 - Jean Bennett

Day 2: February 24, 2022

8:15 Introductions and Networking
8:30 Welcoming Remarks
8:45 Module 4 - Preparing for Labor and Delivery - Caitlin Martin
9:45 Module 5 - Infant Care - Amanda Newhouse
10:35 Break
10:50 Module 6 - Postnatal Care - Katrina Mark
11:30 Town Hall Dialogue with Local, Regional and National Leaders - Jean Bennett, DE Leaders, Course Faculty
Strategies & Ideas for Future Successes
Participant Feedback: How Course Content Can Transform Care
12:50 Wrap Up, Next Step Opportunities, Evaluation Process - Jean Bennett
Acknowledgements & Adjourn

Caitlin Martin

Caitlin Martin, MD, MPH
Director of OBGYN Addiction Services, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, VCU Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Caitlin Eileen Martin is an assistant professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She received her B.S. at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She then received her Master’s in Public Health and Medical Degrees from the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health. She went on to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with additional training in addiction medicine. She practices as a general obstetrician-gynecologist as well as an addiction medicine provider caring for women with substance use disorder through the lifespan including during pregnancy. As a physician scientist, her primary research interests lie at the intersection between addiction, gender reproductive and sexual health.


Katrina Mark

Katrina Mark, MD, FACOG
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Katrina Mark, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She is dual Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Addiction Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Maryland and joined the faculty in 2012. She is the Medical Director of the Women’s Health Center as well as the Director of the SUPPORT clinic, a comprehensive and collaborative practice that specializes in care and of women with substance use disorders during pregnancy. She is also the Clinical Director of the Center for Substance Use in Pregnancy, a research center focused on issues related to perinatal addiction.


Amanda Newhouse

Amanda Newhouse, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Therapist, Chestnut Ridge Center, West Virginia University

Amanda Newhouse is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker and holds a master’s degree in social work from West Virginia University. She is a clinical therapist at The Chestnut Ridge Center at West Virginia University Behavioral Medicine.


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This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ by the Educational Activities Subcommittee of the Medical Society of Delaware.

This project is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $3,693,864 with 100 percent funded by CMS/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CMS/HHS, or the U.S. Government.