Could It Be FASD?

While fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are surprisingly common in children in care, they can often be difficult to diagnose, as the signs and symptoms are associated with a number of other conditions.

Course Duration 2 Hours
Course Delivery Self-Directed, Online
Course Provider Foster Parent College
Course Type Self-Directed, Online

This class explores fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, how to identify them, and how parents can support children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
  • understand how prenatal exposure to alcohol can affect a developing brain
  • list common learning and behavioral issues associated with FASD
  • identify potential signs of FASD
  • understand the relationship between trauma and FASD
  • know how to support children with FASD

Course Details

Course Type: Self-Directed, Online
Duration: 2 Hours
P.R.I.D.E. Levels of Pay: Optional
Recertification Required: No
Provided by: Foster Parent College
Training Type: Professional Development

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