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(en anglais) Keys to Unlocking FASD: Providing Informed, Creative and Effective Care With Sheila Burns

Langue: Anglais
Lieu: Sevent Day Adventist Church, 380 Manor Road, St. Thomas
Coût: Gratuit pour les aidants naturels - 20$ pour les professionnels. Payement à l'événement en espèces ou par chèque, reçu fourni.
Quand: 30 janvier 2020, 9h30 – 16h
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This workshop will refresh your understanding of FASD and explore FASD‐informed strategies that can improve the effectiveness of caregiving and professional interventions. We will unpack and breakdown the varied individual neurodevelopmental elements associated with the disability using an approach designed to identify unique profiles and individual strengths.

This will guide interactive discussions about interventions and build menus of prosocial strategies. The workshop will inform the shift in responses to caregiving, teaching and social service supports to enhance individual success.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Registration 8:30 am
Workshop 9:00 am-4:00 pm

 

Pizza lucnh provided

To register: email Rachel Bezzina rachel.bezzina@lfcc.on.ca
Or call: 519.878.3273

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(en anglais) Renfrew County FASD Support Group – January meeting

Langue: English
Lieu: 114 Argyle Street South, Renfrew
Coût: Free
Quand: January 29, 2020: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
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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/445086603015206

Guest speaker: Marv Johnston, Clinical Supervisor, Youturn: Youth Support Services

(en anglais) Evidence-based Interventions for Children with FASD

Langue: Anglais
Lieu: Webinaire
Coût: Gratuit
Quand: 16 janvier 2020, de 18h30 à 20h
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Evidence-based Interventions for Children with FASD on Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:30-8:00 PM with presenter Dr. Molly N. Millians, a clinical educational specialist with the Emory Neurodevelopmental Exposure Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine.

This webinar will present an overview of interventions found to be effective through controlled studies for children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. The interventions discussed will be those from other developmental disorders and found effective for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as well as those developed for children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. Specifically, the interventions presented will cover behavior and self-regulation, social skills, family support, and academic skills.

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(en anglais) Renfrew County FASD Support Group – December meeting

Langue: English
Lieu: 464 Isabella Street, Pembroke
Coût: Free
Quand: December 11, 2019: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
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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/445086603015206

Guest speaker: Dr. Catherine Horvath, Psychologist, Ottawa Center for Resilience

(en anglais) Keys to unlocking FASD: Providing informed, effective and creative care.

Langue: Anglais
Lieu: Avaya Building, Second Floor Auditorium 250 Sidney Street Belleville, ON K8P 5L6
Coût: Gratuit
Quand: 5 décembre 2019, 9h30 – 16h
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Sheila Burns Live Presentation

Keys to unlocking FASD: Providing informed, effective and creative care.

By FASD Caregiver Support Group Hastings and Prince Edward County

Learning outcomes:

  • 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

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(en anglais) FASD: Next Steps – Part 2

Langue: Anglais
Lieu: Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton: Training Centre 26 Arrowsmith Rd. Hamilton, ON
Coût: Aidants: Gratuit; Professionnels: $75
Quand: Mercredi, 4 décembre 2019, 9-17h
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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.

 

 

 

(en anglais) Renfrew County FASD Support Group – November meeting

Langue: English
Lieu: 114 Argyle Street South, Renfrew
Coût: Free
Quand: November 27, 2019: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
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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

Questions de substance 2019 – Centre canadien sur les dépendances et l’usage de substances

Langue: Français, anglais
Lieu: Hôtel Westin, Ottawa
Coût: $300-$895
Quand: 25 au 27 novembre, 2019
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Le Centre canadien sur les dépendances et l’usage de substances (CCDUS) vous invite à assister à son congrès Questions de substance 2019. Cette rencontre de trois jours aura lieu à l’occasion de la Semaine nationale de sensibilisation aux dépendances.

Cette année, le CCDUS est fier de pouvoir compter sur la Commission de la santé mentale du Canada en tant que partenaire national. C’est donc dire que le programme du congrès fera une grande place aux dépendances et à la santé mentale.

Le thème de cette année est Données et perspectives, compassion et action et souligne l’importance de la recherche et de l’expérience concrète pour trouver des solutions durables aux besoins des Canadiens souffrant de troubles liés à l’usage de substances.

(en anglais) Ontario Symposium: Alcohol Harms Reduction on University & College Campuses

Langue: Anglais
Lieu: Victoria University, 91 Charles St W, Alumni Hall, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5
Coût: Gratuit
Quand: 22 novembre 2019, 9h30 – 14h30
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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 christina.alcena@utoronto.ca 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 (christina.alcena@utoronto.ca).

(en anglais) FASD Learning Series

Langue: English
Lieu: Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent 355 Lark Street Chatham
Coût: Free
Quand: November 21, 2019, 5:30pm
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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 jconstancio@ctc-ck.com

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