The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is providing training on FASD at the White Earth Reservation, Mahnomen, MN for addiction and allied health professionals on May 2 & 3 2013. Kathy Mitchell, NOFAS Vice-President and Spokesperson, will conduct the trainings. The two-day course, Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Addiction Treatment, is a comprehensive FASD curriculum that focuses on the education as well as the acquisition of skills on how to prevent FASD, modify treatment for adults and adolescents that may have an FASD, and techniques and strategies to engage women in treatment and recovery. Participants will learn about current research and resources that are available.
Upon completion of the course, all participants will receive NAADAC CEU’s and a certificate. Participants will also receive FREE FASD prevention materials from NOFAS. For more information, please contact Kathy Mitchell.
NOFAS will also conduct a three-hour workshop on FASD for the Office of Substance Abuse Services (OSAS) Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Richmond, Virginia May 10 2013.
For more information, please contact Kathy Mitchell.