Drug Free America Foundation had the pleasure of featuring Sabrina Pooran, LMHC, CAP, Director of Family Services, for the webinar, Substance Use Treatment During Pregnancy. Sabrina shared her expertise and experience directing the pregnancy family services programs at Cove Behavioral Health. Access her presentation here and view the recording below:

Cove Behavioral Health Pregnancy Programs Contacts:

Sabrina Pooran, Director of Family Services: Call 813.384.4052 or email sabrinap@covebh.org

Jenny Brooks, Pregnancy Programs Supervisor: Call 813.384.4210 or email jennyb@covebh.org


  • FTS: FTSInfo@covebh.org
  • ZEP: ZEP@covebh.org

Webinar Summary:

This presentation will discuss concerns, challenges, and successes in providing behavioral health services to pregnant and post-partum women. It will share innovative practices providing comprehensive services for pregnant and post-partum women with substance use disorders to support and sustain recovery. Partnerships and wraparound care utilized in the programs will be discussed and the impacts made on women allowing them to strive for recovery and overall family health and wellness.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Identify trends in pregnant women seeking treatment services.
  • Describe programs that support the journey of recovery in pregnant and post-partum women.
  • Discuss community partnerships and innovative practices utilized to achieve long term family wellness.

Webinar Presenter: Sabrina Pooran, LMHC, CAP

Sabrina Pooran has worked in the field of behavioral health for more than 20 years. She graduated from Argosy University in 2008 with a masters in mental health counseling and completed her post masters internship while working with families in the child welfare system with addiction disorders. She is a licensed mental health counselor and Certified Addictions Professional, in addition to being trained in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), and a facilitator for Safe Baby and Nurturing Parenting.

Sabrina oversees the Family Services Department at COVE Behavioral Health in Tampa, which has programs dedicated to working in the community with child welfare families and residential programs for women, with a focus on pregnant and post-partum women in the community. Sabrina has served on various state and local stakeholder groups addressing the integration of behavioral health with child welfare. Sabrina has trained local community members on pregnancy and behavioral health. Sabrina is a strong advocate for children and families with behavioral health needs, and believes that with wraparound services and coordinated care, families can strengthen and heal.

This webinar is part of our Marijuana and Pregnancy Educational Project and is supported by the Florida Department of Health.

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