Children of Prenatal Substance Abuse

Children of Prenatal Substance Abuse

by Shirley N. Sparks, Sparks
     
 
Basic information is provided on substance abuse, addiction, biological and environmental risk factors, and phsiological, mental health, and social outcomes. The author presents implications for working with families, including the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on early childhood development, and assessment and intervention strategies for childern affectd by

Overview

Basic information is provided on substance abuse, addiction, biological and environmental risk factors, and phsiological, mental health, and social outcomes. The author presents implications for working with families, including the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on early childhood development, and assessment and intervention strategies for childern affectd by cocaine as infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Also the effects of maternal alcohol use during preganancy and effective interventions for children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Fetal Alcohol Effects. Two appendices consist of an annotated bibliography of parent-infant interaction assessment instruments and additional resources, such as hotlines, information centers, books and curriculum materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565930711
Publisher:
Cengage Delmar Learning
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
School Age Children Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.47(d)

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