Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) training

This Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder course is your first step in becoming skilled in this specialist area. Furthermore, FASD is a set of entirely preventable mental and physical birth defects caused by maternal alcohol consumption.

This damage is manifested in physiological, learning and behavioural disabilities in the individual. Furthermore, this course enables learners to understand what FASD is, the physical and cognitive features of the disorder, as well as the impact that it can have on children and families.

This course will cover:
  • What is FASD?
  • The impact of drinking in pregnancy
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder features
  • The impact of FASD on each life stage from infanacy to teens
  • Diagnosis
  • Strategies to support
  • The effect on behaviour
  • Other challenges including eating, clothing and safety
This training course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about the mental and physical defects caused by maternal alcohol consumption. Whilst it provides focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about FASD. We have separate courses designed and tailored specifically for those that work in children's services and Education. Furthermore, we can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. However, you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 1 hour to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Access this course as part of the following online course bundle(s):

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) course

By the end of the training you will be able to:

  • Understand what Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) includes
  • Know the different types of FASD
  • Understand how to get a diagnosis
  • Identify strategies that can be employed
  • Understand what plans are needed for the future

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