Responding to Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Exposures: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Trauma, and Child Welfare

This webinar will provide attendees with information about FASDs in child welfare systems. Attendees will learn how neurobehavioral functioning is impacted by prenatal substance exposure and traumatic experiences. The webinar will also highlight the prevalence of FASDs in foster care, the developmental challenges among these children, how adverse and traumatic experiences impact their development and behaviors and challenge identification, and how resilience and protective factors can help children and families thrive. Attendees will hear from a mother of an individual with an FASD who will share her healing experience and the importance of reducing stigma and bias and communicating with compassion.


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