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Interpersonal Adversity Among Mothers Receiving Substance Use Treatment and their Children

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Presented by Brittany T. Smith, a PhD candidate at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, this talk will focus on the qualitative and quantitative results of her dissertation focusing on experiences of adverse childhood experiences, intimate partner violence and parenting among mothersĀ  receiving substance use treatment in West Virginia.

Smith's research focuses on adverse childhood experiences, intergenerational trauma and the interpersonal relationships among mothers with substance use disorder and their children. She is completing a biobehavioral and biomedical science pre-doctoral fellowship (NIH T32) and serves on the board of directors for Think Kids, a non-profit organization that works to promote the health of children, particularly those from marginalized populations. Upon completion of her PhD later this year, Smith will begin training as a post-doctoral scholar in the General Academic Pediatrics Department at Pitt Medicine (Rugh L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32).

Monday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Public Health, 1155
130 Desoto Street, Pittsburgh, 15261

Interpersonal Adversity Among Mothers Receiving Substance Use Treatment and their Children

Presented by Brittany T. Smith, a PhD candidate at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, this talk will focus on the qualitative and quantitative results of her dissertation focusing on experiences of adverse childhood experiences, intimate partner violence and parenting among mothersĀ  receiving substance use treatment in West Virginia.

Smith's research focuses on adverse childhood experiences, intergenerational trauma and the interpersonal relationships among mothers with substance use disorder and their children. She is completing a biobehavioral and biomedical science pre-doctoral fellowship (NIH T32) and serves on the board of directors for Think Kids, a non-profit organization that works to promote the health of children, particularly those from marginalized populations. Upon completion of her PhD later this year, Smith will begin training as a post-doctoral scholar in the General Academic Pediatrics Department at Pitt Medicine (Rugh L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32).

Monday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Public Health, 1155
130 Desoto Street, Pittsburgh, 15261

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