Keys to unlocking FASD: Providing informed, effective and creative care.Language: English Location: Avaya Building, Second Floor Auditorium 250 Sidney Street Belleville, ON K8P 5L6 Cost: Free When: December 5, 2019, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Click here for more info
Sheila Burns Live Presentation
Keys to unlocking FASD: Providing informed, effective and creative care.
By FASD Caregiver Support Group Hastings and Prince Edward County
- Describe the primary characteristics of FASD and complicating considerations
- Explain the elements of the FASD diagnostic process and screening considerations
- Identify the FASD profile variabilities
- Explore strategies that accommodate and scaffold individual strengths
FASD: Next Steps – Part 2Language: (Français) Anglais Location: Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton: Training Centre 26 Arrowsmith Rd. Hamilton, ON Cost: Caregivers: FREE Professionals: $75 When: Wednesday December 4th, 2019, 9am-5pm Click here for more info
This is FASD: Next Steps – Part 2.
The full day Session includes:
– Grief and Loss
– Strategies and Interventions
– Transition to Adulthood
The training has been reviewed and approved by CanFASD.
Renfrew County FASD Support Group – November meetingLanguage: English Location: 114 Argyle Street South, Renfrew Cost: Free When: November 27, 2019: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Click here for more info
Are you providing care for a child, youth or adult with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or living with FASD? If so, we invite you to join others walking a similar journey to share your successes, discuss challenges, and learn more about community supports and resources available for you. Each month, a guest speaker will join the group to discuss a wide range of topics, from assessment and neurobehavioural approaches to sensory considerations and education.
Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/445086613015205
Guest speaker: Jeff Noble, Co-Founder, of FASD Forever
Issues of Substance 2019 – Canadian Centre on Substance Use and AddictionLanguage: French, English Location: Westin Hotel, Ottawa Cost: $300-$895 When: November 25-27, 2019 Click here for more info
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction invites you to attend CCSA’s Issues of Substance 2019 conference. The three-day event takes place November 25–27, 2019, in the Westin Ottawa Hotel and is part of National Addictions Awareness Week.
This year, CCSA is pleased to have the Mental Health Commission of Canada as a national partner for our event. As part of their involvement, there will be a strong mental health and addiction focus in the conference program.
The theme for this year’s conference is Evidence and Perspectives, Compassion and Action, reflecting the importance of relying on research and real-world experience as we identify sustainable solutions to meet the needs of Canadians suffering from substance use disorder.
Ontario Symposium: Alcohol Harms Reduction on University & College CampusesLanguage: English Location: Victoria University, 91 Charles St W, Alumni Hall, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5 Cost: Free When: November 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Click here for more info
The annual Ontario Symposium on Alcohol Harms Reduction on University and College Campuses is co-sponsored by the Postsecondary Education Partnership — Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH), the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), and Victoria University in the University of Toronto.
View a copy of the most updated agenda here.
The morning Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Sherry Stewart, PhD, FRSC, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Neuroscience, Canada Research Chair in Addictions and Mental Health, Dalhousie University; Site Lead Researcher for The Caring Campus Project.
This event is free for all participants.
This event is happening on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at Victoria College, University of Toronto (St. George Downtown Campus) from 9:30a.m.-2:30 p.m. (morning registration from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.).
PEP-AH is a network of almost 40 Canadian universities and colleges, the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and Universities Canada, that is using an evidence-based framework, and encouraging collaborations to help reduce alcohol harms and address drinking culture on Canadian campuses.
Student voices are key to PEP-AH’s success; staff and faculty are encouraged to bring students on your campus who are engaged in health promotion/alcohol harm reduction- related work. The CCSA can support student travel costs. If you are a student registrant, please e-mail email@example.com for more information.
We ask all attendees to complete this online registration form by Friday, November 8th, 2019.
If you have any questions, please contact Christina Alcena (firstname.lastname@example.org).
FASD Learning SeriesLanguage: English Location: Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent 355 Lark Street Chatham Cost: Free When: November 21, 2019, 5:30pm Click here for more info
Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent presents: FASD Learning Series with Eryn Darling. An evening event focusing on a nutritional approach to FASD with Eryn Darling, registered Holistic Nutritionist and Child and Youth Care Practitioner.
November 21, 2019, 5:30pm
CTC-CK, Everyone welcome
Register by calling Jessica Constancio at 519-354-0520 ext.259 or email@example.com
From a FASD Diagnosis to an Understanding – MississaugaLanguage: English Location: Peel Children’s Centre, 1230 Central Parkway West, Mississauga Cost: Free When: Nov. 20, 2019, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Click here for more info
The workshop From a FASD Diagnosis to an Understanding will help you to:
• Have access to a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) worker and a social worker.
• Gain an understanding of the FASD brain and challenges associated with it.
• Learn about what causes FASD and how prevalent it is in our population.
For those who live in the Region of Peel and have a confirmed or suspected FASD diagnosis.
FASD: Tools, Training and Discussion For Professionals, Parents And CaregiversLanguage: English Location: Celebrations 35 Lindsay St N, Lindsay ON Cost: $50 for Professionals and Community Partners. No fee for Parents and Caregivers. When: November 8, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm and November 15, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm **Must be available to attend both days. Click here for more info
With Sheila Burns we will take a look at a fresh approach to FASD and training. The “My Kind of Mind” booklet and the “At A Glance” companion card are designed to explore multiple neurodevelopmental factors common in FASD.
Having obtained a diagnosis later in life, RJ Formanek has a number of unique insights about living with FASD. It is these nuggets of information, learned along the way, that he shares with others in hope of fostering a better understanding. RJ will talk about the developmental nature of FASD and what becoming an adult entails in today’s society.
Strategies for Understanding FASD Behaviour with Karmen KrahnLanguage: English Location: Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park 110 Courtneypark Drive East, Mississauga Cost: $14 When: November 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Click here for more info
An opportunity for parents, caregivers and others who work with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to gain a deeper understanding of the physiological roots of challenging behaviour. Participants will leave with a comprehensive framework into which your best practices already fit, and some wildly practical strategies for bringing your hunches and assessments to life.
About the speaker: Karmen is certified in Applied Behaviour Analysis, has 20 years of experience in the field of behavioural therapy, and is the author of the FASD Learning Series Toolkit. She is a former member of the FASD Speakers Bureau and is currently a Behavior Consultant to the school district in Salmon Arm, B.C.
Note: Registration does not include lunch or snacks.
For all other inquiries please contact Meera Sidhu, FASD Worker at 905-855-2690, ext. 2117. Please note that all registrations and payments must be completed through Eventbrite.
FASD & SexualityLanguage: English Location: Citizen Advocacy Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa Cost: Free When: November 6 at 7 pm Click here for more info
Presentation on FASD & Sexuality by Pascal Gagné:
Explaining consent and sexuality in concrete terms to someone with FASD or developmental disabilities, dealing with inapp
ropriate sexual behaviors, and more.
For more info, please contact: FASD Group of Ottawa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-446-4144