The “Living Well: FASD and Mental Health” conference will delve into the interconnection between mental health and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder spanning the areas of prevention, intervention, support, evaluation and research.
Conference delegates will develop a greater understanding of how mental health impacts the field of FASD through the perspective of medical professionals, service providers, families and caregivers, individuals living with FASD, researchers and others. We invite you to learn with us at this multidisciplinary event about topics such as how individuals with FASD and mental health concerns can be better understood and supported, how caregivers can support their mental health and how mental health concerns influence FASD prevention work. Some unique highlights you will experience at the conference include:
- Dan Dubovsky — Working with Individuals Living with FASD and Mental Health Concerns: Best and Promising Practices
- Nancy Poole — Working with Pregnant Women with Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns: Best and Promising Practices
- Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman — FASD Diagnosis: Mental Health Considerations
- Dr. Mansfield Mela — FASD and Mental Health Disorders: Exclusive or Mosaic?
- Brenda Knight — Responding to the Complex Issues of Families Living with FASD
- Momenta and the FASD Family Network — Feeling Success: The Camp Experience
Unique Workshops You May Wish to Attend
- FASD Assessments: From the Clinic to the Court Room — Jonathan Rudin and Panel
- Evaluation: What’s All the Fuss About? — Jacquie Pei and Panel
- We’ve Only Just Begun: Advances in FASD Prevention — Nancy Poole and Colleen Dell
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