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FASD Summer 2021

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Introduction to FASD with Judy Archer, MSW, RSW 

Recommended Audience:

  • Prospective and adoptive families and the professionals who work with them

Our webinar on prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs with Judy Archer, Adoption Counsellor and Consultant, will provide a comprehensive introduction to information about prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs that is critical for adoptive parents to consider when parenting or planning to parent a child by adoption.

Goals: Raise awareness about the lifelong impact of FASD as well as tools, strategies and resources for optimizing the child’s adaptive functioning.

Objectives: By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Put FASD into context by explaining the extent of alcohol consumption in Canada
  • Pinpoint contributors to and symptoms of FASD: primary and secondary
  • Summarize the new diagnostic guidelines for FASD
  • Explain lifelong implications and realities of living with a brain-based disability
  • List strengths of children with FASD
  • Describe contributors to adaptive functioning in children with FASD
  • Identify formal and informal supports available to parents of children with a history of prenatal exposure to FASD

Monday, July 19th, 2021 | 7:00PM – 9:00PM | Online Webinar

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Date:
July 19
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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