2014 International FASD Awareness Day event

You’re invited!

Please join the NW FASD Network for “Valuing Women in Society” information fair at the Teresa Sargent Hall, Montrose Cultural Centre, Grande Prairie from 10am-3pm. This event if FREE to attend. There will be free prize draws and refreshments as well.

FASD Info Fair Invites

 

LCBO joins Campaign against Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Beginning on Monday, all 640 Liquor Control Board of Ontario outlets across Ontario are beginning an advocacy campaign around Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and its related disorders.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/lcbo-joins-campaign-against-fetal-alcohol-syndrome-1.2746190?cmp=fbtl&utm_content=buffercf5db&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A similar campaign was kicked off in Alberta earlier this year. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) requires that all liquor stores, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs post Fetal Alcohold Spectrum Disorder prevention signage.

http://www.aglc.gov.ab.ca/responsibleliquorservice/jointinitiatives.asp

Save The Date! 2014 International FASD Awareness Day Event

SAVE THE DATE!
Valuing Women in Society
…because every woman is important…
Please mark September 9 on your calendar! On September 9, 2014 International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day will be observed in communities around the world. It is always held on the ninth day of the ninth month to mark the nine months of pregnancy that should be alcohol-free.
Stay tuned for more information!

Grande Prairie FASD Lunch and Learn

FASD Presentation

Want to learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?
Grande Prairie Crime Prevention invites you to bring your lunch and join Leanne Aspen as she talks about what Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is, what it looks like, and why it occurs.
This free session is Tuesday, June 3rd at 12:00 pm. To register call 780-882-7813 or email crimeprevention@cityofgp.com

Upcoming Workshop: Working with Women who use Substances

A one-day training event (June 9) in Grande Prairie intended to assist service providers in the community in effectively screening and intervening with women who use alcohol, tobacco and/or other drugs while examining attitudes and key issues. This course has a strong focus on pregnant women and women within childbearing years.
HelpKit Training

Lakeland FASD Network Pathways to Finding Success Conference

If you’re in and around the Lakeland area check out the great FASD conference being hosted this June 6 & 7, 2014! There will be a one day workshop for professionals/para professionals, and a one day workshop dedicated for families and youth. The workshops will feature amazing speakers such as Myles Himmelreich and Jeff Noble.

For more information:
For Professionals- FASD Insiders Guide
To register FASD Insiders Guide Reg Form

Families/Youth (FREE)- FASD Pathways to finding success (3)
To register: FASD Pathways Registration Form