TACT: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): how to support affected children
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - how to support affected children
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an incurable lifelong condition arising from brain damage caused by maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The effects may include physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities. However, if diagnosed, the right strategies can transform the lives of those affected.
This new Guardian Social Care Network half-day seminar in association with TACT Fostering and Adoption will explain the condition and show what can be done to help.
What you will learn:
The impact of alcohol use during pregnancy
Knowledge of the long term consequences of FASD
How to identify those who could be affected
How FASD is diagnosed
The strategies that can help those affected
Awareness of support needs for families and carers
Practical advice on managing behaviour
Who should attend:
Foster carers, adoptive parents, kinship carers
Education and health professionals
Lawyers working in care proceedings
Adoption and fostering panel members
Anyone else working in children’s services.
Jacqui Le Vaillant, project manager for TACT Fostering & Adoption Foetally Affected Children's Services
Guardian Social Care Network member discount
Guardian Social Care Network members receive a 20% discount on the standard delegate rate. If you are not already a member, click here to sign up - it's quick, simple and absolutely free of charge.
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the seminar commencing.
For more information, call 0203 353 4059 or email email@example.com.
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