This workshop provides information about Fetal Alcohol/Neurobehavioral Conditions (FA/NB) and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on the brains and behaviors of children, adolescents and adults. FA/NB are brain-based, neurobehavioral conditions with behavioral symptoms. The workshop will educate you on a best practices approach for increasing understanding of FA/NB, reducing frustration, and expanding options. Case examples of successful accommodations are central to this training.
For professionals, parents and caregivers who live and /or work with children, adolescents, or adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders or other neurobehavioral conditions.
16.5 hours of Continuing Education Credit for NASW (National Association of Social Workers) and MHACBO (Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon) have been approved. Certificates of completion will be provided. All participants will also receive a general certificate of completion for the training.
Nathalie Brassard became a certified facilitator of the FASCETS Neurobehavioral Model in 2014 and joined the FASCETS team as Program Director in 2015. Since then, she has continued her exploration of the Neurobehavioral Model under the mentorship of Diane Malbin. Since April 2020, she is the Executive Director for FASCETS. Nathalie is also a consultant and facilitator with FASCETS Canada West, delivering workshops, providing support and consultation services based on the Neurobehavioral Model to service providers and families in Western Canada, Quebec, and beyond. Her professional background is in human nutrition and dietetics and for over 25 years, she has worked with at-risk women and families during pregnancy and the early years, including supporting women with addiction issues and women and families living with FASD. Originally from Québec, Nathalie now lives in British Columbia.