Best practice for women with substance abuse problems can be found in the Parent Child Assistance Programs (PCAP) in Alberta modeled on the work of Dr. Therese Grant and colleagues from the University of Seattle, Washington. The relationship between Alberta and Washington in terms of training and support for women struggling with addiction problems is about prevention, protection and preventing the intergenerational cycle of substance abuse.
Support Services, Networks and Advocacy
The FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan, referred to as the Network, is a community based parent-led provincial organization. When the Network began, very little was known about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Families were facing stigma, lack of services and misunderstanding. A group of like-minded parents came together seeking support and understanding.
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For information, please e-mail http://www.caphc.org/fasd/fasd-webinar-series/.
In partnership with many FASD experts, researchers, and organizations, the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) has facilitated the development of the National Screening Tool Kit for Children and Youth Identified and Potentially Affected by FASD. This CAPHC FASD Webinar series introduces participants to the components of the Tool Kit, as well as engaged them in an interactive dialogue with content experts from across Canad
The Living Well: FASD and Mental Health Conference will delve into the interconnection between Mental Health and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, spanning the areas of prevention, intervention, support, evaluation and research.
Save the Date!
The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) held the first-ever Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of FASD during September 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta. More information about the conference can be found here.
2014 FASDLive Conference presented by the FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
"Mapping Our Road to Success"