Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder from a Neurobehavioral Perspective

Event Details

  • Thursday April 4 and Friday April 5, 2013
  • 8:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.
  • Evening Session for Parents and Family Members - April 4, 6:30-9:00
  • St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church and Heritage Centre       
    300 River Oaks Blvd. E., Oakville, ON view map External Link
  • Registration For Professionals
  • Registration For Parents/Caregivers

Description

This workshop is designed for parents and professionals; content is relevant for the range of disciplines. It provides a common language for participants which enhances ongoing collaboration and networking among those living and working with people with FASD in all systems. Participants in past trainings have included parents, people with FASD, teachers, nurses, physicians, attorneys, judges, mental health and addictions professionals, psychologists, and social workers, and employers, among others.

This two-day session is designed to provide:

  • a foundation for understanding neurobehavioral disorders
  • a framework for developing effective techniques
  • support for implementation of these techniques by parents and professionals, in different settings.

Content includes:

  • Current, research-based information on FA/NB
  • A conceptual model for applying a neurocognitive approach
  • Specifically includes opportunities to develop and plan implementation of strategies.

This session is generally approved for 12 contact hours for Continuing Education Credits; please contact your professional organization for information regarding CEU requirements. Certificates of completion will be provided by the sponsoring agency.

Presenter

 Diane Malbin MSW, International Authority on FASD

Conference Registration Deadline: Monday, April 1st, 2013

To register, please click below to print and fill out the form:
Registration For Professionals Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
Registration For Parents/Caregivers Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)


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