Neurobehavioral Conditions including FASD: Understanding & Application of the FASCETS Brain-Based Approach
This training provides information about Fetal Alcohol/Neurobehavioral Conditions (FA/NB) and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on the brains and behaviors of children, adolescents and adults.
FA/NB are brain-based, neurobehavioral conditions with behavioral symptoms. The training will educate you on a best practices approach for increasing understanding of FA/NB, reducing frustration, and expanding options. Case examples of successful accommodations are central to this training.
✔ Understand FA/NB as a brain-based physical disability with behavioral symptoms
✔ Understand and recognize primary and secondary symptoms
✔ Learn why people with FA/NB frequently receive overlapping DSM diagnoses
✔ Understand why traditional behavioral treatment techniques are frequently ineffective for people with FA/NB
✔ Learn to develop and apply effective strategies for people with FA/NB in different settings
Tamra Cajo, LCSW is a Facilitator in Training of the FASCETS Neurobehavioral Model and the Director of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Clinic at The Florida Center for Early Childhood. Tamra graduated with a master’s degree in social work from Loyola University in Chicago (2005) and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Iowa (1993). Tamra is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker with almost 20 years of experience working in early childhood and prevention.