FASD Webinar: Trauma-Informed FASD Prevention and Care, April 18, 2018

Register now for the April 18, 2018, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast

Join us for this free webcast titled: Trauma-Informed FASD Prevention and Care.

In this webinar, our presenters will discuss the issues of trauma-informed FASD prevention and care. They will provide a definition of trauma and the impact it has on health, relationships, substance abuse, FASD prevention and presentation of services.

The topic will be addressed from both a prevention and supports and services perspective.

This webinar will be of interest to front-line workers, managers, support staff, caregivers and anyone directly affected by FASD.

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Speakers: Candice Sutterfield and Dr. Peter Choate
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Format: Presenters with PowerPoint Presentation
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality. Remember, the live webcasts are interactive and we encourage you to participate in the question and answer portions by typing questions for speakers in the chat window, which is located below the main video panel on the webcast page.

Candice is the supervisor for the mothers-to-be mentorship program, part of the Alberta Parent-Child Assistance Program, with the Lakeland Centre for FASD. As a supervisor, Candice provides guidance to the regional mentors, who build relationships with local partners through attendance at interagency meetings, annual medical advisory meetings, and regular meetings with key partners.

Dr. Peter Choate is a registered social worker and member of the clinical registry and an approved clinical supervisor for the Alberta College of Registered Social Workers. He holds a PhD in Addictions and a Master of Social Work. He is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Mount Royal University.

Previous webcasts are available on the CSS Learning Series Website.

The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics and are accessible to all Albertans.

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.

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