Events & Conferences

Australian events & conferences

TO BE RESCHEDULED: 6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference 11 – 13 May. Led by multi-disciplinary experts, the 2020 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference offers a three-day program of innovative treatment strategies, current evidence-based findings and lived experience speakers.

The Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of FASD, offered through UWA, is an online program offered nationally to those with a background in psychology, speech pathology, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing, medicine and other relevant disciplines. The aim of the course is to provide students with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based assessment and diagnosis of FASD.

International events & conferences

CANCELLED: 9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD
Review Respond and Relate: Integrating Research, Policy and Practice Around the World
April 22-25, 2020

International FASD Awareness Day

International FASD Awareness Day is observed every year on 9 September at 9:09am in recognition of the importance of being alcohol-free for the nine months of a pregnancy. There is no known safe amount of alcohol which can be consumed during pregnancy and the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (NHMRC) and the Australian Government Department of Health and other affiliated medical bodies all advise that no alcohol is the safest choice during pregnancy or when planning a pregnancy.

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