CME | Texas Children's Health Plan


Texas Children’s Health Plan is proud to announce our upcoming CME, Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy - Screening, Intervention and Referral. Learn screening brief intervention and referral (SBIRT) skills and review Eat Sleep Console (ESC) method to reduce the negative impact of Prenatal Opioid Use Disorders on women, children and families.

This is a free, online CME course for contracted providers of the health plan provided by Texas Children’s Hospital.

CME Objectives:

  • Review morbidity and mortality data related to opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women

  • Discuss universal screening, brief intervention and motivational interviewing

  • Identify referral process, next steps, and resources for positive substance use screens in pregnancy

  • Identify impact of prenatal substance exposure on infants and discuss interventions


Date:  Thursday, August 19th, 2021
Time:  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location:  Live stream via WebEx


Kalonda Bradshaw, MD

General, Child & Adolescent, and Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist
Behavioral Health Medical Director
Texas Children’s Health Plan


Elizabeth Conville, MPS

Project Director for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model, HHSC

Matthew E.B. Russell, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist
Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine
Ben Taub Hospital

Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Eppes, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Mary Gannon, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology/NICU Quality and Safety Officer
Baylor College of Medicine/ Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

Bethanie "Beth" Van Horne, MPH, DrPH

Director of Research, Section of Public Health & Child Abuse Pediatrics
Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine