In addition to the Alberta FASD Conference Nov 21-22 mentioned in last week’s post, here are a few more FASD and intervention related events happening in October:

The Chatham Kent Public Health Unit in Ontario will be putting on a 1 Day FASD Workshop

When: October 20, 2011
Where: Chatham, Ontario

The workshop will feature talks from Bonnie Buxton and Brian Philcox, parents of a child with FASD and founders of FASworld Canada. Buxton and Philcox will speak about FASD facts and issues, how FASD affects our community, and potential solutions.

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The Government of Alberta’s FASD Cross-Ministry committee provides a series of free webcasts in their FASD Learning Series.

When: Next webcast is October 26, 2011
Where: Online

 This month’s webcast is Safety Planning for the Service Provider. Teresa O’Riordan, Executive Director of NWC Alberta FASD Network provides “safety tips for front-line workers, managers and organizations working with persons affected by FASD.”

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The Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute will be putting on several workshops in  cities across Canada this fall.

Relevant topics include:

Substance Abuse and Youth- Creating Opportunities for Change
Self-Injury Behaviour and Youth- Issues and Strategies
Anxiety- Practical Intervention Strategies
Addictions and Mental Illness- Working with Co-occuring Disorders

Click here to find out about workshops in your city.

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