The Role of the Social Worker in Preventing, Identifying and Treating FASD

Did you watch this new webinar by NOFAS?

This webinar examines the role of the social worker in the prevention, identification and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The webinar offers a discussion on how the social worker can utilize alcohol screening and brief intervention with their female clients to prevent them from having an alcohol-exposed pregnancy.

The webinar provides what we currently know in how to identify clients who may present with symptoms of having a potential FASD. Dr. Tenkku Lepper will discuss what is currently available for helping the social worker in treatment programs for those who are diagnosed with having a diagnosis of any of the conditions along the spectrum of disorders. The webinar will outline the primary roles for the social worker at both the micro and macro levels.

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