Perinatal/Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Assessment
Course Description: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) can have subtle and profound effects on the individual, the family and the community. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are preventable if a woman does not drink alcohol during pregnancy. This course will focus on prevalence, effects of alcohol on fetal development, screening processes, and effective strategies for working with individuals with FASD's at home, within a counseling setting or in the classroom. Primary and secondary characteristics of FASD's will be described and explained along with applicable and appropriate intervention strategies for professionals.
Course Length: 2-3 hours
Audience: Teachers, Prevention and Addiction Professionals, Health Educators
Course Author: Alexandra Lopez, MA, LCADC, SAC, DRCC, CPS
Approval No: 2082017C106D
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