Living Well: FASD and Mental Health Conference: Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 2014 Conference (Final)

Healthy Child Manitoba, in partnership with the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership, will be hosting the Living Well: FASD and Mental Health conference to be held at the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 5-7, 2014.

The Living Well: FASD and Mental Health conference will bring awareness to issues related to mental health and mental illness for those most directly affected by FASD and will foster a commitment to advance the knowledge and implementation of evidence informed strategies and programs.

Participants will learn about current research and best practices in responding to complex issues such as:

  • Mental health and substance use for pregnant and parenting women
  • Mental wellness for those living with FASD
  • Case management for individuals living with FASD and mental health co-morbidities
  • Diagnosing FASD and co-occurring mental health disorders
  • Emotional wellbeing for caregivers of individuals living with FASD

See the call for abstracts here. Deadline for submission is April 25, 2014.

 

2 thoughts on “Living Well: FASD and Mental Health Conference: Call for Abstracts

  1. Hello could you please tell me how much the conference registration is for this conference and what hotel you recommend staying at for this conference. I am a full time student from Western Australia and will be hopefully attending this conference. thanks Robyn

    • The conference website with program and registration information should be up in the next few days. I’ll post a link as soon as I receive the information from the conference organizers.

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