The Importance of Screening for FASD
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 12 pm-2 pm EST
Learn to ask difficult questions about prenatal alcohol exposure, the sole cause of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
This webinar will help attendees better understand how prenatal alcohol exposure impacts a child’s behavior. The training will address the importance of asking questions specifically related to in-utero exposure and how not doing so can affect the trajectory of treatment and support for the individual. The course will explore personal biases when discussing alcohol and ways to effectively portray important information about alcohol’s impact on the developing brain.
The Florida Center for Early Childhood operates the only FASD Diagnostic Clinics in the State of Florida!
1. Learn how FASD impacts brain development and behaviors.
2. Explore ways to ask and/or screen clients for prenatal alcohol exposure
3. Recognize indicators a child may have in-utero alcohol exposure
This presentation is for social workers, medical providers, welfare professionals, educators, school personnel, mental health counselors, law enforcement officers, and other professionals working with children. Earn 2 CEs* Certificates will be provided.
CE Information: 2.00 CEs for Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Certified Master Social Worker through Florida CEBroker. Certificates will be supplied. 2.00 CEUs for Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Certified Master Social Worker.
Tamra Cajo is a bilingual, licensed clinical social worker with almost 20 years of experience working in early childhood and prevention. Tamra serves as the director of the only Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnostic clinic in the state of Florida. She also serves on the Executive Council of FASD United and as a Board Member for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Consultation Education &Training Services, or FASCETS. Tamra is a certified facilitator in the FASCETS Neurobehavioral Model, a Trust-Based RelationalIntervention (TBRI) Practitioner, and was the previous lead trainer in the Midwest for an evidence-based violence prevention curriculum. In addition, Tamra has been trained in a number ofother evidence-based curriculums including Circle of Security Parenting, Families Moving Forward (FMF), Helping the Non-Compliant Child, Chicago Parent Program, and Youth Mental Health First Aid.