Ongoing Training

SAFERA – Le syndrome d’alcoolisation foetale

Type : Training DVD
Language : French
Date: 2004
Cost : $65
More Information: http://safera.net/financement/index.php?article29/dvd-de-formation

This DVD explains everything that surrounds this major and costly public health problem, a source of ongoing hardship for sufferers and their families.

Foundations in FASD

Type: Online self-directed learning course
Language: English
Date: 2018
Cost: Free
More Information: https://estore.canfasd.ca/foundations-in-fasd

This course provides a basic training program intended for everyone that will come into contact with individuals with FASD. This evidence-based course is both culturally sensitive and responsive to learners needs.

Topics in this course include an overview of FASD assessment and diagnosis, FASD interventions, how alcohol affects the brain development of a fetus, prevention and support strategies, as well as potential barriers, stigma surrounding FASD, and signs and symptoms of FASD.

Caregiver Curriculum on FASD

Type: Online self-directed learning program
Language: English
Date: 2016
Cost: Free
More Information:  http://www.fasdchildwelfare.ca/

The purpose of this curriculum is to provide a venue for caregivers including foster parents, families, kinship care, youth and child care workers, child welfare services, and others trying to understand and cope with many of the life challenges faced by children with FASD.

8-Week Caregiver Program

Type: Caregiver program
Language: English
Date: Ongoing (8-week program)
Cost: Free
Location: Norwest Community Health Centre
More Information: http://www.norwestchc.org/

Maureen Parkes FASD Coordinator
(807) 626-8485 or mparkes@norwestchc.org

An 8-week program providing information on supporting individuals suspected of or having FASD. Open to parents and caregivers/ anyone caring for someone with FASD; people with FASD can attend on a case by case basis. Participation through video conference can be arranged.

Not for professionals. Contact Maureen Parkes at the Norwest Community Health Centre for more information about intensive trainings for professionals.