FASD & Neurodevelopmental Service Planning With Sheila BurnsLanguage: English Location: One Kids Place, 400 McKeown Ave, North Bay Cost: When: October 25, 2019, 8:30 (registration), 9am to 12 pm Click here for more info
Please joins us for this exciting workshop! FASD & Neurodevelopmental Service Planning With Sheila Burns.
Sheila has been an FASD instructor, coach and consultant since 2002. Sheila is a strong advocate for improving the way FASD is addressed at local levels where those with FASD live, learn and work. Sheila focuses on capacity-building within the context of the existing system of care for the prevention, management and diagnosis of the disability.
This workshop is designed for professionals who have some knowledge of FASD and who are responsible for explaining the needs of clients and organizing care priorities.
- Explore fresh ways of identifying, understanding and prioritizing the needs of clients with atypical neurodevelopment.
- Using the framework of the FASD diagnostic guidelines, this workshop will help shift service planning to incorporate FASD-informed practice.
- Assist you to feel confident as we move towards change for those affected by FASD or other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Light refreshments will be provided.
To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 476-5437 ext. 3834 **Space is limited
A Night Out! FASD And JusticeLanguage: English Location: One Kids Place, 400 McKeown Ave, North Bay Cost: When: October 24, 2019, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Click here for more info
Please join us for A Night Out! FASD And Justice, presented by the FASD North committee. For Parents, Caregivers and Service Providers
A panel discussion with Sheila Burns
Sheila has been an FASD instructor, coach and consultant since 2002. Sheila is a strong advocate for improving the way FASD is addressed at local levels where those with FASD live, learn and work.
Also included on the panel:
- Police officer-Constable Shannon Agowissa
- Lawyer – Killian May
- Court Worker from CMHA- Julie Lavictoire
- Addiction worker – Lisa Lurz, Nipissing First Nation
- Probation Officer-Lon Kimsa
- An experienced parent – to be confirmed
Dinner will be provided and childcare will be available for the evening
Please RSVP with Sabrina Roy at 705-476-5437 ext. 3855 or ext. 3903 or at email@example.com
Renfrew County FASD Support Group – October meetingLanguage: English Location: 464 Isabella Street, Pembroke Cost: Free When: October 23, 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/445086599681873
Guest speaker: Dr. Simone Kortstee, Neuropsychologist, of Gilmour Psychological Services
FASD Foundations: Part 1 – Evening SessionLanguage: English Location: Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton: Training Centre 26 Arrowsmith Rd. Hamilton, ON Cost: Caregivers: FREE Professionals: $75 When: Oct 22, 29, Nov 5 6:30-9pm Click here for more info
This is FASD Foundations training, part 1, offered over 3 evenings.
The training includes:
– Session 1: The Basics – Understanding FASD
– Session 2: FASD Intervention Principles – Best Practice
– Session 3: Advocacy – Promoting school success and transition to Adulthood
The training has been reviewed and approved by CanFASD.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
FASD Breaking Barriers ConferenceLanguage: English Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road W. Burlington, ON Cost: $45 When: October 18, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Click here for more info
Don’t miss this opportunity to come and learn more about FASD and how we can work together to remove barriers and improve the quality of life for individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Keynote speakers Judy Pakozdy and her son Matthew will share what they have learned and how to support success for individuals living with FASD.
For more info: Contact Mary Ann Bunkowsky at email@example.com or 905-978-0826
To Register: please use the following Eventbrite link CLICK HERE
Summary of Speakers / Presentation:
- Sheilah Laffan – “Opening Yoga /Mindfullness”
- lora Ennis, Nicole Schween, Michelle Ennis and Michael O’Riordan (Woodview) – “Camp Unity: Junior Leadership Program for Youth with FASD“
- Presenters TBA – “The Halton FASD Collaborative Experience /Supporting Community Change ”
- Brendan Pooran (Pooran Law) – “Estate Planning and Disability Trusts”
- Dr. Kaitlyn McLachlan (CanFASD) – “A Canadian FASD Snapshot: CanFASD and the National FASD Database”
- Matthew Pakozdy “We’re just different”
- Lisa Colombo and Staff Sgt. Brenna Bonn “FASD Waterloo – REACH For It”
- Judy Pakozdy (Parent/Advocate) – “This Is Us”
- Savanna Pietrantonio – “Having a Loving Relationship with your child”. Savanna will also share her impactful presentation on her lived experience with FASD as presented to Minister Smith MCCSS
FASD Learning SeriesLanguage: English Location: Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent Cost: Free When: October 17, 2019, 5:30pm-7pm Click here for more info
Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent presents: an evening of diving deeper into the world of FASD diagnosis with guest speaker Dilys Haner, PhD, C Psych
Dr. Haner is a clinical forensic psychologist at the London Family Court Clinic where she works with children, adolescents, adults, & families. Her special interests in FASD arose from working with young people involved in the court system & learning about the over-representation of people with FASD therein. Dr. Haner is a co-facilitator of the FASD caregiver support group in London (a shared undertaking of LFCC, Merrymount, & Ways). She takes a healthy-relationships focus in all her work, including a range of treatment, consultation, training, & assessment services – including FASD assessments according to the 2016 Canadian Guidelines. She also has an elder relative with FASD who she loves very much.
October 17, 2019, 5:30pm-7pm
CTC-CK, Everyone welcome
Register by calling Jessica Constancio at 519-354-0520 ext.259 or firstname.lastname@example.org
From a FASD Diagnosis to an Understanding – BramptonLanguage: English Location: ErinoakKIDS - 10145 McVean Drive, Brampton Cost: Free When: Oct. 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m . - 12:30 p.m. Click here for more info
The worskhop From an FASD Diagnosis to an Understanding will help 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.
Developmental Trauma and FASD Training EventLanguage: English Location: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St South, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3B7 Cost: $100 (Persons living with FASD, Parents, Caregivers & Family Members of persons living with a FASD can apply for a rate of $25) When: October 10, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Click here for more info
Thursday, October 10, 2019
- 8:00 am Check in and continental breakfast
- 8:30 am Training event starts
- 4:30pm Training concludes
- How to heal and prevent developmental trauma
- Impacts of early life adversity
- Understanding FASD & trauma
- How trauma impacts individuals, families & communities
Family and Service Provider Dialogue: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Children and YouthLanguage: English Location: Hanley Hall, 30 McGill St. N, Smith Falls Cost: Free When: October 8, 2019, 9am-2pm Click here for more info
Hosted by the Rural FASD Support Network & The Special Needs Steering Committee of Lanark, Leeds & Grenville
– FASD Dialogue: Looking Through the Lens of FASD at Home, at School and in the Community
Featuring : Janet Carioni Occupational Therapist, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
– Introduction to the 6F’s Framework Family – Function – Fun Fitness – Friends – Future
- A common language for service providers and families
- Insight into the real experiences of families
- A tool for setting family-centered goals
- A framework for coordinated service planning and inter-professional collaboration
Lunch and light refreshments provided.
FASD Coffee and Conversation Parent and/or caregiver groupLanguage: English Location: Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent 355 Lark Street Chatham Cost: Free When: October 3rd, 2019, 6pm - 8pm Click here for more info
Join us on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 for an evening of supportive discussions with other caregivers, families and individuals on the FASD journey.
LOCATION Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent 355 Lark Street Chatham TIME 6pm – 8pm
CONTACT Jessica Constancio 519-354-0520 ext.259 email@example.com