The Arctic FASD Regional Training Center provides education and training about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) to health and allied health care providers and students in Alaska and beyond.
Funding for the Arctic FASD Regional Training Center has been provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Save the date! FASDs: Best Practices in the Last Frontier, May 22-24, 2013
With assistance from CDC and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, the UAA Center for Behavioral Health Research & Services and the Arctic FASD Regional Training Center are pleased to announce that we will be planning and hosting a conference on FASDs in Anchorage, May 22-24, 2013. Check back here for more details in the coming weeks!
(Funding for this conference was made possible in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Grant # 1H13DD000973-01). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.)
Ask us how we can provide FASD training in your agencyThe
Arctic FASD RTC is available to provide FASD training and workshops to
agencies around the state. Find out what we can offer by clicking here.
Monthly Workshops on FASDs
The Arctic FASD Regional Training Center offers FASD Foundations (FASD101) and FASD201: Developing Successful Interventions and Supports workshops every other month.
Due to limited space, registration for the FASD Foundations and FASD201 workshops is required.The training and workshop schedule will be updated frequently throughout the year as more training and speaker opportunities become available. To keep up to date with our workshop and speaker offerings, please join our Arctic FASD RTC mailing list.
Attention health care providers - we need your help to determine the rate of FAS in Alaska
In Alaska, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a reportable birth defect. All reportable birth defects must be reported to the Alaska Birth Defects Registry.
The Alaska Birth Defects Registry develops and distributes reports on the prevalence and extent of birth defects, including FASD, across Alaska. Click here to find out how you can help!
You can find the most recent issue of the Alaska Birth Defects Monitor here.