Register now for the December 13, 2017, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast


Register now for the December 13, 2017, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast

Join us for this free webcast entitled: Stigma in FASD: Implications for FASD Across the Lifespan and Prevention.

Stigma can influence prevention, diagnosis and intervention in FASD. This can only be changed through open discussions and examining beliefs as well as understanding:

  • Issues around current prevention awareness campaigns
  • The stigma preventing disclosure of alcohol history and preventing early diagnosis and access to intervention
  • The over representation of FASD in certain groups
  • How stigma about FASD may lead to discrimination and blunting of personal potential

This webcast will be of interest to anyone working with persons with FASD, health care workers, or caregivers.

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Speakers: Dr. Gail Andrew and Lisa Driscoll
Register Here
Format: Presenters with PowerPoint Presentation
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality. Remember, the live webcasts are interactive and we encourage you to participate in the question and answer portions by typing questions for speakers in the chat window, which is located below the main video panel on the webcast page.

Dr. Gail Andrew is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta as well as the Medical Director of Glenrose FASD Clinical Services for Alberta Health Services.

Lisa Driscoll is a Pediatric Coordinator at Glenrose FASD Clinical Services with Alberta Health Services.

Previous webcasts are available on the CSS Learning Series 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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