Register now for the February 16, 2016 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast
Join us for this free, one-hour and thirty minute webcast titled: FASD: A Prevention Conversation.
This webcast is focused on Alberta’s evidence-based approach to raising awareness and preventing FASD.
Panel participants will discuss the harmful effects of alcohol and pregnancy and how a province-wide prevention approach can help reduce and prevent FASD. Join the FASD Prevention Conversation team from across Alberta to learn more about the Prevention Conversation and how Alberta is making progress to reduce FASD.
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Madelyne Porter has been the FASD Prevention Conversation Facilitator with the Calgary FASD Network since 2014. Her previous experience as a researcher and a health professional informs her current work.
Dr. Hélène Wirzba is a Credentialed Evaluator. As a consultant, she has been responsible for several regional and provincial evaluations of FASD projects over the past five years.
All three have been part of FASD: The Prevention Conversation since its launch December, 2013. Collectively, this team has many years experience in raising awareness of FASD as a preventable disability. They believe in the power of conversation to make a difference in reducing the risk of alcohol-exposed pregnancy.
ABOUT THE STRATEGY & THESE WEBCASTS
Alberta’s FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan outlines the government’s commitment to provide awareness and prevention of FASD, as well as assessment, diagnosis, and support for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. All services and activities are built on a foundation of stakeholder engagement.