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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Clock Hours: 1

After completing this course, participants will be able to: • Identify the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders • Recognize the three primary facial features that are indicative of fetal alcohol syndrome • Name three conditions caused by prenatal alcohol exposure • Identify signs of alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder • Discuss issues faced by adults with an FASD • Identify secondary disabilities • Recognize prevention and intervention strategies

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to a spectrum of permanent birth defects including growth deficiencies, abnormal facial features, central nervous system abnormalities, behavioral disorders, and impaired intellectual development. FASD is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and is 100% preventable. This course will provide an overview of FASD terminology, facts and statistics, the effects of alcohol on the developing fetus, diagnostic criteria, symptoms and challenges through the lifespan, related secondary disabilities, and methods for prevention and treatment. Keywords: FASD, alcohol, FAS, Intellectual disability, nervous system. addiction, co-diagnose, prenatal, fetal alcohol syndrome, Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder, ARND, ARBD, ADHD, FAE, LD

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 03/20-22 (N)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 2022-2024 -&- 2024-2026 (AN).
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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