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REC: Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders & the Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 09:00am - 04:00pm

Contact Lissette Mejia-Bacharde @ 732.254.3344 ext. 114

Details

The nondiagnostic umbrella term “fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)” is now used to characterize the full range of damage from prenatal alcohol exposure, varying from mild to severe and encompassing a broad array of physical defects and cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and adaptive functioning deficits. This course will review improvements in FASD prevention, identification and care. Included in the discussion will be an overview of historical statistics and current research as well as current movements towards better alcohol screening and intervention for women at risk for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy and identification and treatment for individuals living with FASDs. Students will also review long and short term effects of alcohol exposure on a child, as well as common misconceptions of the many conditions and diagnosis related to alcohol exposure in-utero. The trainer uses an experiential model of learning that will include lecture, case studies, and individual and small group interaction, to stimulate participants’ engagement and practical learning.

INSTRUCTOR:Alexandra Lopez, MA, LCADC, SAC, CCS, CPS, BCPC, MAC, ICCS, ICADC

Please note: If you are using a purchase order to pay for this class, there will be an additional $6.00 charged for processing, per class!

 
Number attending this event: 6
Payment can be by Debit or Credit cards which will be processed through PayPal. You can also pay by check or Purchase Order. Once you have registered you will get a acknowledgement e-mail. Unless you paid by credit or debit card, your event registration will not get confirmed until payment has been made.
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Location

Middlesex County Fire Academy,
1001 Fire Academy Drive,
Sayreville,
New Jersey, 08872, USA.
Telephone: 732-727-0008

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