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In person and Zoom training

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ONGOING

Introduction to Supporting Children and Young People with FASD

We have co-created this one-day training course with Seashell as part of a project funded by the Department of Health. These are delivered via zoom until we can safely conduct them in person again.

The course is for professionals across Health, Education and Social Care who want to improve their awareness of FASD.

It is based on “Best Practice in FASD Training Guide” and the “FASD: UK Preferred Language Guide” – both also produced under the Seashell/National FASD partnership project.

Course content includes:

  • Causes of FASD; its prevalence and terminology
  • Identification of signs and symptoms across the lifespan that a person with FASD may display
  • How to get a diagnosis
  • Strategies for supporting a person with FASD, including voices from the FASD community

UPCOMING Dates:

  • 2 December 2020
  • 25 January 2021
  • 1 March 2021
  • 22 March 2021
  • 17 May 2021
  • 14 June 2021
  • 12 July 2021
 
[Scroll down for information about  our 3-day training pilot 10-12 February 2021, “Me and My FASD: A Course for Practitioners Supporting a  Young  Person to Understand Their FASD Diagnosis.”]

Time:

9:30am – 3:30pm

Cost:

Price: £95 per participant

Contact:

To find out more or to book a place, please contact outreach@seashelltrust.org.uk.

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Introduction to Supporting Children and Young People with FASD

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Early 2021

Me and My FASD: A Three-Day Course for Practitioners Supporting a Young Person to Understand Their FASD Diagnosis

This course is for practitioners working with young people with FASD. It will introduce the “Me and My FASD Toolkit” – a range of practical, hands-on materials specially designed for those with FASD. The new www.FASD.me website is central to this. The course will be CPD accredited via Seashell’s Open College Network licence (OCN).  Practitioners who attend the 3-day training will have access to supplemental versions of a new “Me and My FASD” toolkit for direct use with children and young people with FASD. This course and the toolkit are being developed as part of the Seashell /National FASD partnership, funded by the Department of Health.

Dates:

  • Pilot: 10-12 February 2021 
  • 23 – 25 June 2021

Time:

  • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Cost:

  • £95 (February pilot)
  • £350 (June) (bulk rates available)

Contact:

To find out more, please email outreach@seashelltrust.org.uk

Me and My FASD: A three-day course for practitioners supporting a young person to understand their FASD diagnosis

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Bespoke events

National FASD also provides bespoke sessions for public and private organisations. We also regularly provide speakers for conferences, trainings and other events. Due to the great number of requests we receive, we must prioritise those events designed for maximum impact and which focus on promoting awareness and a more positive approach to FASD among diverse audiences. These are curtailed at the moment due to COVID.

In addition, for smaller-scale trainings, we can put you in touch with a range of individuals and organisations that provide more localised and regional FASD training.

Contact:

To find out more, please email training@NationalFASD.org.uk

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