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FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER Upcoming FASD Awareness Events

Date: September 09, 2021
Schedule:
September 24, 2021: 10 am - noon
September 09, 2021: 3 pm - 4 pm

FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER Upcoming FASD Awareness Events

Upcoming FASD Awareness Events

September 9th @ 8am-11am EST
FASD: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Webinar
Where: Virtual Webinar
Who: Manon Kelso manager of the fetal alcohol resource program at ABLE2 and Dr. Julia Conkel-Ziebell, Ph.D., LP, a pediatric psychologist at Proof Alliance FASD Clinic

* Learn about the dangers of drinking while pregnant
* The effects it has on children
* And how to advocate for a loved one who has an FASD
* Other speakers to be announced
* CEU credits will be offered
Free event by Lehigh and Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol and the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc.
Register Here for CHC's Event

 

September 9th @ 3pm EST
A Conversation on Life with FASD: Young Adults Navigating the World with a Hidden Disability "Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking hour of conversation on FASD!
What does it mean to navigate life when you have FASD?
Young adults and their parents will share their experiences, including ideas on how we can be inclusionary in our actions and words for those with FASD."
Free event by Moravian University
Register Here for Moravian's Event

 

September 24 @ 10am-12pm EST
Supporting Children with FASD and their Families

This workshop via Zoom will provide an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
It covers strength-based interventions that can be used in classrooms, family systems, and the community to assist persons of different ages who have an FASD, as well as interventions and techniques in working with infants who have been affected by prenatal substance exposure.
It is designed for caseworkers, counselors, therapists, resource parents, or others who provide direct service to children and families with who have been affected by prenatal substance use. Participants will:

▪ Be able to identify characteristics of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
▪ Know at least 5 strength-based interventions for people with an FASD in a classroom, home, and community.
▪ Have increased compassion for babies and mothers impacted by prenatal substance abuse.
▪ Be motivated to make a difference!

Free event by Lancaster County Drug and Alcohol Commission and Compass Mark
Register here for Compass Mark's Event

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