FASD Across the Lifespan

FASD Across the Lifespan Series Flyer

ABOUT THIS SERIES: FASD Across the Lifespan is a 7- part series for caregivers exploring the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure across the lifespan from infancy through adulthood. This series is focused on caregivers, though all working with families and professionals working with families are welcomed. Alaska Licensed foster parent can earn training credit toward licensing requirements.

Workshops meet on Zoom (or telephone) the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There is no fee. To register, email acrf@nwresource.org with name of participants, email address and phone number and provider number if you are a currently licensed foster parent. For more information, call 1-800-478-7307.

SESSION 2: Wed., March 3, 2021. 6:30 to 8 p.m.
"Infant Learning and Early Intervention: Spotlight on Sensory Needs"

With Gail Trujillo, Infant Mental Health Specialist, Infant Learning Program, Sitka, Alaska

UPCOMING TOPICS: First Wednesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Apr. 7: Preschool and Social Development: Spotlight on developing social skills (Jamie Bleakley)

May 5: School Age: Spotlight on Learning Challenges (Deb Evensen)

June 2: Middle School: Spotlight on Challenging Behaviors (Tami Eller)

July 7: High School/Transition to Adulthood: Spotlight on Dysmaturity (Jeanne Gerhardt-Cyrus)

Aug. 4: Adulthood: Spotlight on Interdependence (Jenn Wagaman)


SESSION 1: Wednesday, February 3, 2021. 6:30 to 8 p.m. "Introduction and Diagnosis: Spotlight on Prevention" With Marilyn Pierce-Bulger

Session 1 PowerPoint Note Taking Handout

For Licensed Foster Parents: QUESTIONNAIRE to earn 1 hour training credit for viewing the session below.

This series is made possible through support from The State of Alaska Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Program and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. This series is co-sponsored by the Alaska Center for Children and Adults and the Alaska Center for Resource Families.