Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Learning Series via Live Webcast

 

 

 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Learning Series via Live Webcast

Save the Date Notice

September 28, 2011~9 – 11 am

Talking with Women about Alcohol and Pregnancy

Christine Urqhart, Co-Founder, Change Talk Associates

This session will address FASD prevention in relation to how we communicate with pregnant women and women in their childbearing years along the continuum of risk. Combining substance-informed, trauma-informed, and motivational Interviewing principles and approaches, strategies and skills will be shared that can be adapted to participants’ practice settings. Emphasis will be placed on opening the conversation and sharing information in a way that respects autonomy, is collaborative and avoids re-traumatization.

 

October 26, 2011~9 – 11 am

Safety Planning for the Service Provider

Teresa O’Riordan, Executive Director, NWC Alberta FASD Network

Safety tips for front-line workers, managers and organizations working with persons affected by FASD.

 

November, 2011 (DateTBC) ~9 – 11 am

FASD: 101 ~ Second Edition

Dr. Gail Andrew

Dr. Andrew adds current research findings to this very popular video.

 

December 14, 2011~9 – 11 am

Transition Planning

Meaghan Tucker and Client

Meaghan and her client will demonstrate the Lakeland Centre for FASD transition planning model that research has demonstrated to be effective.

 

January 28, 2012~9 – 11 am

Cognitive Interventions to Improve Language Skills

Jacquie Pei, Carmen Rasmussen, Karmen Krahn

Back by popular demand to delve more deeply into specific intervention strategies and skills.

 

February 22, 2012~9 – 11 am

Cognitive Interventions to Improve Memory

Jacquie Pei, Carmen Rasmussen, Karmen Krahn

Back by popular demand to delve more deeply into specific intervention strategies and skills.

 

March 28, 2012~9 – 11 am

Cognitive Interventions to Improve Math Skills

Jacquie Pei, Carmen Rasmussen, Karmen Krahn

Back by popular demand to delve more deeply into specific intervention strategies and skills.

 

Webcasting and Registration Process

These lectures will now be broadcast via live webcast. You and your colleagues can watch them as a group or on your own from any computer with high speed internet access. The series will no longer be available via

videoconference. While there is no fee to attend, individuals must register for each of the lectures to receive a certificate of attendance. Please visit www.research4children.com and go to Events to register and for more info.

 

The FASD Learning Series is part of theAlbertagovernment’s commitment to programs and services for people affected by FASD and those who support them. Learn more at www.fasd-cmc.alberta.ca

 

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