2013 Alberta FASD Conference - past event


320 4th Avenue SW Calgary
T2P 2S6 Calgary , AB
Monday, November 18, 2013 to Tuesday, November 19, 2013
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Theresa Bosko at theresa.bosko@gov.ab.ca
The Government of Alberta invites you to join us in this important multidisciplinary conference focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and its impact on individuals, families, communities and society at large. The conference will feature keynote presentations by Ian Brown, Margaret Trudeau and Ann Dowsett Johnston, and over 30 breakout sessions discussing the latest practices in FASD prevention, assessment and support. More information on the conference presenters and a link to register can be found at http://fasd.alberta.ca/alberta-fasd-conference.aspx. Over the course of the two-day conference, participants can expect to: increase their knowledge on recent developments in the field of FASD, including the areas of prevention, assessment and supports; network and share with people from all areas of the FASD field; and, increase their understanding and awareness of the impact of FASD on the lives of those living with it and their support systems. This conference will be of interest to: caregivers and families, individuals with FASD, teachers, teacher aides, social workers, nurses, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, physicians, alcohol and drug workers, mental health workers, community workers, family support workers, program providers, vocational rehab service providers, elected officials, government ministries, lawyers and policy-makers. A room block and special rates have been secured for conference delegates at the Westin Calgary. Please reserve your rooms under the FASD Conference November 2013 block. The conference room rate is $229 per night plus applicable taxes (single or double occupancy). We strongly advise that you book your room as soon as possible, as we anticipate that the room block will fill up quickly. Please call to book using the Central Reservation Line at 1.888.627.8417. Registration fee is $200. Contact Information: Theresa Bosko – 780.643.9283 – theresa.bosko@gov.ab.ca