Trauma Gender Substance Use (TGS) – Video series
A resource to guide the further integration of trauma-informed, gender-informed and gender-transformative practices into prevention, health promotion, treatment, harm reduction and policy affecting those who use substances in Canada.
A resource to support service providers in their work with women
These clips supplement provincial training on alcohol and pregnancy. They grew out of requests from service providers to see the evidence-based framework in practice with women. They provide a means of answering many of the shared questions brought forward by service providers who attended provincial education sessions.
Part 1: Setting the Stage
This section outlines a framework for supporting women who use alcohol, tobacco and other substances in pregnancy and beyond. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is described as well as the necessity of prevention.
Part 2: Common Clinical Questions
Experts from the field share their practice wisdom and answer a number of common clinical questions.
Part 3: Scenarios
Service providers in various contexts demonstrate using a women-centred, harm-reduction oriented and collaborative motivational approach.
Part 4: Summing Up
The clips conclude with reflections on the importance of prevention and moving forward with the framework.
Expecting to Quit: Digital narratives
Every woman has her own reasons for smoking. Every woman can find her own way of quitting and staying smoke-free in her own time.
View the ETQ digital narratives to hear from mothers about their paths to quitting smoking.