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Apr 24

The Importance of Screening for Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

This webinar will help attendees better understand the potential impacts of prenatal alcohol exposure on a child's development, learning, and behavior. The training will address the importance of asking questions specifically related to in utero alcohol exposure and how documentation can affect the trajectory of treatment and support for the individual. The training will provide concrete examples, questions, recommendations and protocols to connect families to appropriate supports and education for those children exposed prenatally to alcohol and other substances.

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Apr 24, 2024 09:00am ET - Apr 24, 2024 11:00am ET

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Bailey A. Jackson, LCSW

FASD Clinic Assistant Director at The Florida Center


Bailey graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology. She completed her master's degree in social work at The University of South Carolina. Bailey has worked with numerous nonprofits that provide support, advocacy, and clinical services to abused and neglected children. She is nationally certificated in providing many evidence-based treatments including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Attachment, Regulation, Competency, Families Moving Forward (FMF), and FASCETS Neurobehavioral Model.

The presentation will provide concrete examples, questions, recommendations, and protocols to connect families to appropriate supports and education for those children exposed prenatally to alcohol and other substances.  


Takeaways:

1. Learn how Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) impacts brain development and behaviors.

2. Explore ways to ask and/or screen clients for prenatal alcohol exposure.

3. Recognize indicators a child may have in utero alcohol exposure.

4. Identify specific language used to document information gathered regarding prenatal alcohol exposure to assist with diagnosis and treatment.  


This presentation is for social workers, medical providers, welfare professionals, educators, school personnel, mental health counselors, law enforcement officers, and other professionals working with children.  


CE Information: 2.00 CEs for Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Certified Master Social Worker through CEBroker. Certificates will be provided.

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