Join us for this free, one-hour webcast titled: Approaching FASD in the Classroom.
In this webcast, we will be interviewing two education professionals who have been working in Alberta’s public school system. With experience both as a teacher in the classroom and as a counselor, they will speak to their experiences in working with individuals with FASD. They will share stories as well as best practices and recommendations for education professionals in the system, or who will be entering the system.
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Speakers: Alaina Thursby and Ken Smale
Format: Moderated interview style discussion with Q & A
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q & A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality
Alaina Thursby is the youth worker at Boyle Street Education Centre. This is her first year at the school, although she has been working in the field of FASD for over seven years.
Ken Smale is a teacher at Boyle Street Education Centre. He has been there for 20 of his 22 years as a teacher.
Previous webcasts are available on the FASD Website.
THE FASD LEARNING SERIES:
The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics and are accessible to all Albertans.
Alberta’s FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan outlines the government’s commitment to provide awareness and prevention of FASD, as well as assessment, diagnosis, and support for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. All services and activities are built on a foundation of stakeholder engagement