Presentation on theme: "Examining Local Information on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Cindy D. Phillips, MSN, RN Lisa Tipton, Executive Director – Families Free."— Presentation transcript:
Examining Local Information on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Cindy D. Phillips, MSN, RN Lisa Tipton, Executive Director – Families Free
WOVEN Pilot Grant Tennessee Department of Health Funding February 1, 2014 – January 31, 2014 18 Service Reporting Indicators
Qualitative Assistance Needed How do we define “health care needs”? How do we define “mental health needs”? Qualitative monthly survey to tease out some qualifiers
What Do We Know About These Babies? Observation needed to be quantified What information gives a good snapshot? Design new release of information Indicators to give broad and specific information What new information is emerging?
What State Benefits Should Be Included in Assessing Cost? HUGS – Help Us Grow Successfully TEIS – TN Early Intervention Services EBT TennCare Section 8 WIC
What is the Actual Cost of NAS to Tennessee?
Holistic Approach to Treating Women with Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Treatment Case Management Mental Health Families Free is a licensed mental health facility as well as a licensed alcohol and drug treatment center.
WOVEN SERVICE REPORTING INDICATORS % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE CHEMICALLY FREE % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE CUSTODY OF THEIR CHILD % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE FORMLZIED VISITATION AVG % OF TASKS COMPLETED ON SERVICE PLAN % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED A HEALTH SCREEN % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE COMPELTED REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH APPT % OF PARTICIPANTS WHOSE CHILDREN HAVE REC’D PEDIATRIC CHECKUP % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE SAFE HOUSING % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE DEVELOPED A BUDGET % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO COMPELTE PROGRAM % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO BECOME PREGNANT DURING PROJECT PERIOD % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO GIVE BIRTH TO ANOTHER NAS BABY % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY USING CONTRACEPTION % OF PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE USING LARC (LONG ACTING REVERSABLE CONT.)
Concerns and Obstacles NAS births from moms with prescribed medications Bonding issues with mother & infant Concoction of prescribed medications for mother Limited community and natural family support for rural areas. Coordinated services to address issues that will support positive change.