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.


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.”



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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