FASD Training – Grande Prairie
2017 National FASD Conference Advance Notice and Call for Abstracts!
The NW FASD Network has partnered with FASD Training to host a two day, 12 hour training on November 5th & 6th in Grande Prairie.
This training approaches Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and other neuro-developmental conditions from a brain-based approach. This goal is to establish a common language for parents and caregivers, professionals and community partners so that there is a shared understanding of the individual from a brain-based perspective.
- How does FASD present?
- What is FASD? Screening and effective diagnostic process
- Brain NOT Behaviour
- Creating Environmental Supports – home – school – community
- How FASD impacts caring – defining appropriate and realistic and attainable goals
- Coordinating a community response – what are the benefits of dynamic case management
- Planning for the future – what does it all mean?
For more information and to register for the training please visit:
2015 Alberta Family Works Conference
This is the first ever professional development and education conference. The event is open to professionals, caretakers and families and will explore the impact of childhood trauma, the potential for healing and the effect on the brain. Dr. Gabor Maté and Theo Fleury are among the presenting experts scheduled to attend.
Our mission is to deliver world-class learning environments that empower human services professionals to cultivate better relationships and grow more potential with the people they serve. The goal is to deliver conferences that are beyond the academic; that inspire professionals through extraordinary human stories.
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Save the Date: September 22nd 2015
The NW FASD Network presents: An FASD Assessment & Diagnostic Clinic Information Session.
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In Celebration of International FASD Day Northern Association for FASD (located in High Prairie, AB) is hosting two special training sessions from the OBD Triage Institute:
The Alberta PCAP Council Presents: Dr. Gabor Mate on June 4th at the Fantasy Land Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta
Prevention Matters 2015 Conference- “Prevention Matters for Children, Families, and Communities”
For more information and to register visit the Saskatchewan prevention institute’s website:
Community Workshop: Self-Regulation in Children
Free training for those in the Grande Prairie area
Inclusive Education: Special Needs Connection Caregivers Conference
Training offered in Grande Prairie Alberta!
6th International Conference on FASD:
Research: Results and Relevance 2015
Integrating research, policy, and promising practice around the world
|This conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the life span, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.|
Registration now open. Early bird registration deadline is January 30th, 2015.
2014 Alberta FASD Conference: The Government of Alberta invites you to join us in this important multidisciplinary conference focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and its impact on individuals, families, communities and society at large. The conference will feature keynote presentations and over 30 breakout sessions discussing the latest practices in FASD prevention, assessment and support.
Living With FASD 2014 Summit: Building a Bridge to Adulthood. 25+ hours of online training for families & professionals living and working with those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Sept 9-20 (Online). http://livingwithfasd.com/program-2014/#sthash.ThluEeSY.dpbs
Living Well: FASD and Mental Health (Winnipeg, Manitoba) Event Date: November 05, 2014 to November 07, 2014.
The 4th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference Life Transitions (Vancouver, BC) Event Date: October 22, 2014 to October 24, 2014. For more information/registration: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/HealthandWellbeing2014/default.asp
2014 FASDlive Conference – Mapping our Road to Success (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) Event Date: October 07, 2014 to October 08, 2014.