** New ** Supporting and Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Lismore City Hall, Wednesday, 17. April 2019

Understanding and Supporting Young People with FASD 
This workshop provides a range of practical tools and strategies for understanding and supporting young people diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, within a therapeutic framework. The workshop is free for accredited foster carers from any organisation. Other professionals have a heavily discounted price of $60.00 + booking fee.
Topics Include:

What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?

Importance of early diagnosis

Diagnostic criteria for FAS, pFAS, ARND and ARBD

Impact of FASD on functioning

Life and Health Outcomes

Strategies to support cognitive and communication development 

Strategies to support social and emotional development

Strategies to support behavioural development

The facilitator is Trent Savill from Complex Care. . Trent has over 12 years of experience working with complex and high-risk young people in the child-protection system. He provides consultancy to the Department of Communities (Child Safety) and the non-government sector through intensive in-home therapy to children and families, training to carers and professionals, and coordination of residential care programs.
Trent’s primary role now involves consulting with the Department and other agencies around their most complex cases and delivering training around the provision of therapeutic care (Understanding and Responding to Complex Trauma and Attachment).
More info: Kym Glynn - Learning and Development Officerlearning@ 0488025155

Wednesday, 17. April 2019, Lismore City Hall, ** New ** Supporting and Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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