Register now for the April 20, 2017 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast


Register now for the April 20, 2017 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast

Join us for this free, forty-five minute webcast titled: FASD and Justice – A Moderated Discussion.

This moderated interview will seek to answer questions and give expert guidance about navigating the justice system.

We will explore the special needs of a person with FASD who is navigating the system, and the creative ways our panelists have overcome them or believe they can be surmounted.

We will also discuss the benefit of getting assessments done while individuals are incarcerated and how the justice system can open up to FASD workers to set up supports in the community before the release of the individual.

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. MST
Speakers: Sharon Pearcey and Donna Kristiansen
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Format: Moderated interview style discussion
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality

Donna is a Registered Social Worker and became involved with the FASD world 20 years ago in various capacities. She came to the NWC Network 5 years ago in the capacity of Key Worker supporting adults diagnosed or suspected of having an FASD. Since 2015 she has had the position of Program Manager.

Sharon is currently a Registered Social Worker nearing the completion of her BSW. She has a keen interest in FASD.  She came to the NWC FASD Network 2.5 years ago as Clinic Coordinator.

Previous webcasts are available on the FASD Website.

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.

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