FASD - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder


TRAINING FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS SUPPORTING
SOMEONE WITH DIAGNOSED OR SUSPECTED
FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER (FASD)

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. 

Course Leaders:
 Anita Gibbs (PhD) is an
adoptive parent, social
worker, and University
academic. She has both
lived experience and
research knowledge of
FASD.
 Ann Donkin is a nurse
and foster Mum, seeking
to understand and share
the complexities of this
challenging condition.

 

Date & Time:
Each Monday evening
15th October—26th November
(7 weeks)
7.30 to 9.30pm

 

Venue

Venue to be confirmed

Cost

Free - But spaces limited