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Adoption Matters - New FASD

New FASD with Judy Archer, MSW, RSW 

Recommended Audience:

  • Prospective and adoptive families and the professionals who work with them 

Our new webinar on prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs with Judy Archer, Adoption Counsellor and Consultant,will provide a comprehensive introduction to information about prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs that is critical for adoptive parents to consider when parenting or planning to parent a child by adoption.

Goals: Raise awareness about the lifelong impact of FASD as well as tools, strategies and resources for optimizing the child’s adaptive functioning.

Objectives: By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Put FASD into context by explaining the extent of alcohol consumption in Canada
  • Pinpoint contributors to and symptoms of FASD: primary and secondary
  • Summarize the new diagnostic guidelines for FASD
  • Explain lifelong implications and realities of living with a brain-based disability
  • List strengths of children with FASD
  • Describe contributors to adaptive functioning in children with FASD
  • Identify formal and informal supports available to parents of children with a history of prenatal exposure to FASD

Special Offer for April:  The ACO is offering our Adoption Matters sessions for free during the entire month of April. Register now for one of our sessions.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 | 7:00PM - 8:30PM | Online Webinar

Categories: Education Events, Featured


Starts: 2020-04-23 19:00:00
Ends: 2020-04-23 20:30:00