The Arctic FASD RTC offers FASD training to health and allied health care professionals and students. We also warmly welcome parents and caregivers, and all other interested members of the public to any of our workshops.
Dates: FRIDAY June 28 or MONDAY August 19 or FRIDAY October 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Presenters: Arctic FASD RTC staff
Where: BP Energy Center
Not in Anchorage or surrounding areas and need an State of Alaska FASD 101 workshop? Click here to be directed to the State of Alaska's list of certified FASD 101 trainers.
Registration is required.
Please register by noon on the Thursday prior to the scheduled workshop. Workshops with fewer than five registrants may be subject to cancellation. On-site registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Maximum number of registrants per training is 12.
(Please note, if you wish to receive continuing education (CE) credits, you will need to complete and submit the continuing education credit form, along with the $25.00 CE processing fee.)
- Health and allied health professionals
- Students in health and allied health programs
- Parents and caregivers
- Professionals who may work with individuals with FASD
- Community members interested in learning more about FASD
These workshops meet the requirements for the State of Alaska's Department of Health and Social Services' FASD101: Insights into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders training.
All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the workshop.
- No previous knowledge of FASD is required.
- Describe the effects of alcohol on the developing embryo and fetus.
- Explain the characteristics of FAS/FASDs.
- Explain how to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies.
- Describe how individuals with FAS/FASDs are screened and diagnosed.
- Discuss treatments and therapies available for individuals with FAS/FASDs.
- Describe the psycho-social and cultural effects of FASDs.