Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies - Exploring the 'Will' and the 'Ways'

Date: April 20, 2011

Arctic FASD RTC affiliate faculty member Marilyn Pierce-Bulger discussed alcohol consumption patterns among American women, alcohol misuse prevention efforts, the cultural and social context of these efforts, and effective strategies for reducing alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEPs).

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Presentation Materials

Continuing Education Credit

 
Presentation materials

This event was teleconferenced.

Click here for a copy of the presentation handout. A copy of the presentation slides (in PDF format) is also available here. Ms. Pierce-Bulger played a short clip from SAMHSA film Recovering Hope during the presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7zfJCW9Yco. (If the link does not work, copy and paste into your browser's search field.) 
 
Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education (CE) credits were available for this event through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS). These CE credits are accepted by several licensing boards and for other professional purposes. Please consult with your licensing board to confirm the acceptance of these credits.

CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

Participants were eligible to receive two (2) continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of the workshop. The processing fee for these two credits was $25.00.

Target Audience
  • Health and allied health professionals
  • Students in health and allied health programs
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Educators
  • Professionals who may work with individuals with FASD
  • Community members interested in learning more about FASD
Prerequisites
  • No previous knowledge of FASD is required.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe alcohol misuse prevention efforts.
  • Discuss effective strategies (and the barriers) for reducing alcohol-exposed pregnancies.