Webinars & Online Courses

NOFASD Webinars

It’s a Brain Thing! – NOFASD Australia and Oregon Behavior Consultation webinar series for parents and carers of children, teens and adults living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Addresses the various cognitive skill challenges people with FASD experience, and how we can practically support them in their everyday lives.

FASD 101 – this PowerPoint presentation is 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 1300 306 238 (free call) or email enquiries@nofasd.org.au

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 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 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)

Occupational Therapy and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Members of Occupational Therapy Australia can access this webinar through their CPD Online Library.

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

International Webinars & Online Courses

Oregon Behaviour Consultation Training videos

FASD Child & Welfare Community of Practice (Canada) – A wide variety of online courses

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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