It is estimated that over one third of clients in the correctional system today were prenatally exposed to drugs and/or alcohol. Arguably, these clients bring a unique set of issues to the health professionals who work with them.
A veteran behavioral consultant, Kathryn Phillips has had over 13 years of experience in providing expertise to medical professional who work in the criminal system in the areas of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Effects and Other Drug Effects. Kathryn is recognized by the Oregon Chapter of the Correctional Health Services Association, The National Institute of Substance Abuse Prevention, and The Northwest Regional Center for Drug Free Communities. Her workshops and consultation provide a thorough understanding of the physical, behavioral and cognitive limitations presented
by this population, as well as hundreds of practical strategies for working with them.