This online training course is designed to build capacity of staff who provide services to youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
The new training program provides need-to-know information and skills for understanding the impacts of FASD for individuals in the Canadian justice system, identifying and working with individuals with FASD (including profession-specific strategies) and building knowledge of advancements in FASD-related justice processes.
This course was developed and is administered by the Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD). CanFASD is an interdisciplinary research network, with collaborators, researchers and partners across Canada, and is a leader in FASD-related research and training. CanFASD’s unique partnership brings together many scientific viewpoints to address complexities of FASD, with a focus of ensuring that research knowledge is translated
to community and policy action. CanFASD’s mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Interest individuals have until October 15, 2021 to access and complete the training. Please note that spaces are limited, so interested individuals are encouraged sign up as soon as possible.
Please direct any questions to: Apurva.Vaid@ontario.ca