Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a non-diagnostic umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. These effects may include physical, mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications. These disorders often co-occur with substance abuse and mental health issues, and generally require treatment modifications for successful outcomes.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.
- Introduction to FASD
- Professional Responsibility to Screen for FASD
- Procedures for Screening
- Selecting An Appropriate Prevention Approach
- Working with Women Who May Have an FASD
- List the types of diagnosis within FASD
- Discuss prevention of FASD
- Describe the risk factors for alcohol-exposed pregnancy