November 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Training for parents/caregivers supporting someone with diagnosed or suspected Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
From: NOFASD Australia
SESSIONS WILL COVER:
- What is FASD? Understanding the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on the brain.
- FASD across the lifespan.
- Interventions and strategies that work with individuals and families where FASD is an issue.
- Self-care, parental survival, managing stress, building family strengths and resilience.
- Dealing with systems of education, health, welfare and justice.
- Accessing supports and getting on with professionals.
An online Zoom©, 6 session course, delivered over 6 weeks.
Tuesday 12th November to Tuesday 17th December inclusive.
6 pm – 7.30 pm AEST
Contact: 1800 860 613 to register your interest.
This is a free course.
Places are strictly limited.
Anita Gibbs (PhD) is an adoptive parent, social worker, and University academic. She has both lived experience and research knowledge of FASD.
Sophie Harrington is a national community educator for NOFASD Australia.
We will also be joined by an experienced foster parent, seeking to understand and share the complexities of this challenging condition.
A NO blame, NO shame course run by professionally qualified parents who have experience of FASD.