Join us for this free, one-hour, thirty minute webcast titled: Supporting Students with FASD Through Formal Mentorship.
This presentation will detail the Wellness, Resiliency and Partnership (WRaP) projects’ use of formal mentorship as a model for supporting the success of students living with FASD in Alberta schools.
In the presentation Tracy will describe the role the WRaP Success Coach has as a part of the learning team. She will also outline strategies Success Coaches use to build relationships and support executive functioning skills.
Finally, Tracy will review results from the programs’ most recent year.
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Tracy Mastrangelo, Provincial Co-ordinator, Wellness, Resiliency and Partnerships (WRaP) program
Format: Live webcast presentation with Q & A
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q & A: You can pose questions to the speaker through the live chat functionality
Tracy Mastrangelo began her career in the social work field focusing on working with high risk youth in both assessment and treatment facilities. She is currently the Provincial Co-ordinator of the Wellness, Resiliency and Partnerships (WRaP) program. WRaP is an innovative program that aims to provide relationally based supports to students of vulnerable populations with a focus on FASD through a Success Coach model. Tracy also supports several FASD and education initiatives in the province including acting as Chair of the Northwest Central FASD Network.
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.