Project Description

Type: Online self-directed learning course
Language: English and French
Cost: $25
More Information: https://estore.canfasd.ca/foundations-in-fasd

This course provides a basic training program intended for everyone that will come into contact with individuals with FASD. This evidence-based course is both culturally sensitive and responsive to learners needs.

Topics in this course include:

  • An overview of FASD assessment and diagnosis in Canada
  • An introduction to FASD interventions and promising approaches
  • The effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the fetus
  • The impact of alcohol on brain development
  • Issues related to stigma and FASD
  • Strategies for prevention and support
  • Barriers to prevention and support
  • The signs and symptoms of FASD across the lifespan