December 17, 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.

Where:
An online Zoom©, 6 session course, delivered over 6 weeks.

Dates:
Tuesday 12th November to Tuesday 17th December inclusive.

Time:
6 pm – 7.30 pm AEST

Contact: 1800 860 613  to register your interest.

This is a free course.
Places are strictly limited.

COURSE LEADERS:
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.