Graduate/Masters Student with an interest in FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder)
We are looking to expand and we could use your help!
The Prevention Conversation: A Shared Responsibility project seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of consuming alcohol when pregnant by promoting a message of abstinence if pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
Supported by the Alberta FASD Cross-Ministry Committee, the project aims to empower medical, health and social service staff to engage in their own FASD prevention conversations with women, partners and communities through the daily work that they do.
This project was developed based on the first and second levels of the Four-Part Model of Prevention (PHAC 2008). The first level utilises community development strategies to raise awareness among women of child-bearing years 18 to 45. The second level supports primary care providers to develop the necessary skills to engage in non-judgmental, empathetic and sensitive conversations about alcohol…
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