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NWAESC(2095)---Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) includes Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and other alcohol-related birth disorders. FASD is the leading cause of intellectual deficit in the United States. It is often associated with mental illness and other secondary disabilities. Effects are permanent, yet early recognition and intervention can make a tremendous positive difference in life-outcomes for affected individuals and families. This course is a universal introductory training to FASD. The instructor for this training is David Deere, M.S.W., M.Th., He  is the Director of Partners for Inclusive Communities, the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities for Arkansas, a program of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He is a member of a team funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a national, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder curriculum for professionals working in behavioral health. He is the training director and social work coordinator for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, which trains graduate students from fifteen disability related professions.
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Lunch will NOT be offered for this class.
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Credits Available:
(3) Hours
Seats Filled:
29 / 28
Contact Person:
Missy Hixson
Kelli Butcher
Audiences:  Counselors, Special Ed, School Nurse
Date Time Location
2/27/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Northwest Education Service Cooperative - Northwest ESC Administration - NWAESC 17