FASD into Action

Event Cancelled

Date:   Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time:   9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Fetal Alcohol and Other Neurobehavioral Conditions

Understanding and Application of a Brain-Based Approach


Two day training: September 24th and October 1st, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Alaska Center for Children and Adults

For professionals, parents and caregivers who live and /or work with children, adolescents, or adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders or other neurobehavioral conditions. Attendees will receive 12 hours of foster/adoptive parent training credit.

Caring for a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or other neurobehavioral differences related to trauma and drug exposure can be challenging. FASD Into Action is a training designed for parents and caregivers to promote understanding of brain differences and help families and caregivers build a set of tools to minimize difficult behaviors and promote success in their children. The Alaska Center for Children and Adults, in partnership with the Alaska Center for Resource Families will present FASD Into Action training over two Saturdays, September 24 and October 1, from 9 am to 3 pm. Caregivers will gain a better understanding of FASD and other neurobehavioral disorders and develop realistic tools to effectively advocate for their child inside and outside of the home. For more information or to register for the class, contact Jenn Wagaman at 456-4003 x126 or jenn.wagaman@alaskacenter.org.

Registration is required. Participation in the course is free. Lunch will be provided.