FASD Fundamentals and Intervention Strategies is a new workshop offered by the Arctic FASD Regional Training Center to health and allied health care agencies across the state.
This workshop is available in two versions: a four hour workshop or a seven hour workshop. APA continuing education credit is available for these workshops.*
Date: By request. Please use our training request form or call us at 907.786.6381 to learn more or schedule a workshop for your agency.
Presenters: Arctic FASD RTC staff and/or affiliate faculty
- The biological basis of FASDs.
- The range of birth defects that can result from prenatal alcohol exposure.
- The 4-Digit Diagnostic Code system for assessment and diagnosis of FASDs.
- Helpful approaches for working with individuals who experience an FASD.
- Developing individualized intervention strategies.
- Risky drinking and patterns of alcohol use.
- Screening methods for alcohol use for women and teens.
- Health and allied health professionals
- Professionals who may work with individuals with FASD
All participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the workshop. Continuing education credit certificates are issued separately.*
- Describe FASDs.
- Identify characteristics of FASDs within all life stages.
- Describe the importance of early identification and intervention.
- Describe secondary disabilities associated with FASDs.
- Design intervention strategies to help people with FASDs and their families.
- Discuss treatments and therapies available for individuals with FAS/FASDs.
Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education (CE) credits are available through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS). CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 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.
Participants will be eligible to receive four (4) continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of the four hour workshop. Participants will be eligible to receive seven (7) continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of the seven hour workshop.
The processing fee for these credits is $25.00.
CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.