The FASD Newfoundland & Labrador Network (fasdNL) will be hosting a national FASD Conference & the 14th National FACE Research Roundtable in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador in September 2013.
September 5 & 6, 2013 – Conference: FASD Throughout the Lifespan: from prevention to lifelong support
September 7, 2013 – 14th Annual Fetal Alcohol Canadian Expertise (FACE) Research Roundtable
The event has three key components: 1) professional training sessions on FASD screening and diagnoses; 2) best practices on FASD prevention campaigns, strategies, programs & policies; and 3) evidence-based approaches to FASD intervention & lifelong support for people living with FASD.
The conference is open to family members, physicians, medical specialists, allied health professionals, service providers in health/mental health, addictions, justice, education, prevention, child welfare, and anyone interested in FASD.
Information about submitting abstracts to the conference can be found on the fasdNL website and you can take a look at the keynote speakers here.