Webinars & Online Courses

Australian Foundations in FASD Online Course

NOFASD with the permission of and in partnership with CanFASD, have now launched the Australian Foundations in FASD online course. This course is an evidence-based, interactive online learning resource, consisting of 7 individual modules. The modules take around 20 minutes each and upon course completion, a downloadable certificate of completion is produced.

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Who should complete the Australian Foundations in FASD course?

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about FASD.
For service providers and government agencies, this course will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the challenges your clients and their families experience and how you can provide FASD-informed supports.

For parents, carers and adults with FASD, this course sets a benchmark that you can expect as a minimum from the service providers you engage with. If you are working with a new service provider, ask them to show you their Foundations in FASD course completion certificate. This way you will know they have some understanding of the complexities of FASD.

NOFASD Webinars

FASD 101 – these PowerPoint presentation slides are provided by NOFASD Australia to enable others with an interest in the topic to develop their own resource and increase community knowledge and awareness of FASD.

FASD Eyebites cards Webinar – this Webinar outlines the use of the FASD Eyebites cards developed by Rose Hawkins, regional disability advisor, Ministry of Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki, NZ.  They have been created for caregivers or practitioners caring for or working with children and young people. They provide an understanding of FASD and can be used for Planning and Reflection to help the child or young person be successful. Cards are available from NOFASD Australia $20 for service providers or cost of postage only ($5)  for parents/caregivers.  To order call our National helpline 1800 860 613 (free call) or email enquiries@nofasd.org.au

 

Supporting your child to learn – Part 1

NOFASD Australia and experienced parents and carers of children with FASD have produced a three-part webinar series in supporting your child to learn. Produced as series of short webinars with practical tips and strategies for supporting your child for learning at home during the COVID period. This webinar series will provide you with strategies to help support your child/ren’s learning whilst reminding us of our own self-care needs during this somewhat stressful time and tips if you would like to educate your child at home.

Supporting your child to learn – Part 2

NOFASD Australia and experienced parents and carers of children with FASD have produced a three-part webinar series in supporting your child to learn. Produced as series of short webinars with practical tips and strategies for supporting your child for learning at home during the COVID period. This webinar series will provide you with strategies to help support your child/ren’s learning whilst reminding us of our own self-care needs during this somewhat stressful time and tips if you would like to educate your child at home.

Supporting your child to learn – Part 3

NOFASD Australia and experienced parents and carers of children with FASD have produced a three-part webinar series in supporting your child to learn. Produced as series of short webinars with practical tips and strategies for supporting your child for learning at home during the COVID period. This webinar series will provide you with strategies to help support your child/ren’s learning whilst reminding us of our own self-care needs during this somewhat stressful time and tips if you would like to educate your child at home.

For Parents and Carers

This webinar will assist parents and carers to understand the challenges that children with FASD face in their journey. The webinar will:

  • Outline what FASD is,
  • Help the participant respond to a child with FASD,
  • Provide strategies to support an individual with FASD,
  • Advise the participant where to go for more assistance and information

Watch the webinar here.

For Occupational Therapists

This webinar will assist occupational therapists to understand the challenges that children with FASD and their families face. The webinar will:
• Outline what FASD is,
• Identify the impacts of FASD on function,
• Discuss the role of occupational therapy in the diagnosis and management of FASD,
• Give an overview of the Australian FASD Diagnostic Tool.

 Watch the webinar here.

For Teachers and Educators

This webinar will assist teachers and educators to understand the challenges that children with FASD face in their learning journey. The webinar will:

  • Outline what FASD is,
  • Help the participant respond to a child with FASD,
  • Provide strategies to support the child in the classroom,
  • Advise the participant where to go for more assistance and information

 Watch the webinar here.

For those wanting to Bust the Myths of FASD

This webinar is suitable for any practitioner, parent or carer seeking correct FASD information.

The myths are challenged in this Webinar, evidence is discussed, and the facts are presented.

Watch the webinar here.

 

 

Other Australian webinars & Online Courses

E-learning modules for Health Professionals involved in FASD diagnosis

These e-learning modules accompany the Australian Guide to the Diagnosis of FASD and cover all aspects of the diagnostic process.

An Introduction to FASD This online training course provides an overview of alcohol use among women, the impact of alcohol on the developing fetus, and discussion of screening, diagnosis, prevention and management of FASD. Produced by WA Mental Health Commission, Drug and Alcohol Office (2015)

Menzies School of Health Research, in partnership with the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and the Telethon Kids Institute, developed and implemented a flexible, modular package of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention and Health Promotion Resources (FPHPR). The FPHPR Package aims to prevent and reduce the impact of FASD in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and young children by providing health professionals with access to culturally appropriate resources to enhance their capacity to provide accurate, consistent information on the risks associated with alcohol consumption during pregnancy. These resources are intended to be delivered via face to face training.

This work was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Dr Sara McLean – Supporting the Child Living with FASD: Reflections from Foster Parents

International Webinars & Online Courses

Foundations in FASD – A basic training program intended for everyone who will come into contact with individuals with FASD

Oregon Behaviour Consultation Training videos

POPFASD e-learning videos  a series of videos published by The Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (POPFASD) and funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Education

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