The Canada Northwest FASD Partnership will host a symposium In March 2014 aimed at sharing strategies to improve the lives of those with FASD and preventing future incidence.


When: March 4-5, 2014
Where: Yellowknife, NWT
Conference Website

Keynote and panel topics of discussion include: FASD 101 Training Professionals, Traditional Knowledge and Culture in Prevention and Intervention, Northern Lived Experience, The History of FASD, Trauma Informed approaches to FASD, FASD and Practice: Justice and Corrections, Fostering Healthy Community Supports, and FASD and Employment.

Symposium presenters include Dr. Amy Salmon,  The Honourable Judge Bonnie Tulloch, Marilyn Van Biber, Dr. Nancy Poole, The Honourable Judge Sheila Whelan, and Dr. Sterling Clarren. There will be youth workshops each day facilitated by Myles Himmelreich and Tom Simes.