Join us for this free, one-hour webcast titled: FASD and Women.
FASD impacts everyone differently however when coupled with childhood trauma it can lead to layers of victimization. This presentation aims to provide an overview of what trauma looks like, what FASD looks like and what methods work when working with this population.
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Speakers: Ashley Baxter and Dr. Therese Grant
Format: Presenter with PowerPoint and a Pre-Recorded Presentation
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality
Ashley is a RSW with the ACSW and has been working with this population for somewhere around 6 years. In the beginning her work was supporting women in PCAP and now she is managing the PCAP program along with Hope Terrace which is a permanent supportive housing program for adults diagnosed with FASD.
Dr. Therese Grant is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and a Research Affiliate, with the Centre on Human Development and Disability. She is also the developer of the Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) intervention model.
Previous webcasts are available on the FASD Website.
THE FASD LEARNING SERIES:
The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics and are accessible to all Albertans.
Alberta’s FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan outlines the government’s commitment to provide awareness and prevention of FASD, as well as assessment, diagnosis, and support for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. All services and activities are built on a foundation of stakeholder engagement.