Fundamentals of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fundamentals of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 

The past 40 years have seen an explosion of information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Unfortunately, those who do not know the basics about FASD may not realize the opportunity to help individuals suffering from an FASD. 

This course gives you key information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and its commonly associated complications, along with tools for prevention. This course is suitable for behavioral health professionals and nursing professionals at all levels. 

You will learn ways to identify common symptoms and the benefits of proper diagnosis and treatment of those who have an FASD. Strengths and difficulties for these individuals are emphasized to help you better recognize when someone you work with has an FASD. Finally, you will learn ways that you can raise awareness for these disorders, which can ultimately result in proper treatment and prevention of FASDs along with some valuable resources. You will have a chance to review what you have learned through a series of interactive exercises and vignettes.

DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.



$17.50

Hours: 1.75
REL-HHS-0-FFASD-V2

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Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

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Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

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Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority

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Florida Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

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Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists

1.75 HOURS


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Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

1.75 HOURS


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Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Reading-Based.

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Social workers will receive 1.75 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.75 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.75 contact hours for participating in this course.

Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

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California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

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Missouri Credentialing Board

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New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

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South Carolina Board of Nursing

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NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

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West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

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California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators

1.75 HOURS


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Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors

1.75 HOURS


Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia

1.75 HOURS


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-0-FFASD-V2
Hours: 1.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Summarize each component of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Recognize the strengths and lifelong difficulties associated with an FASD.
Describe the short- and long-term effects of FASD for the individual, their family, and their community.
Identify at least two prevention and treatment strategies that you can employ for children with an FASD.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Meet Jenna

What Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)?

How Common Are FASDs and FAS?

Recent Prevalence Rates

What Causes FASDs?

Quick Check

Economic Costs of FAS

Annual and Lifetime Costs of FAS

Possible Signs of an FASD

Identifying FASD

Identifying FASD in Adults

DSM-5 Classifications for the Effects of FASD

So How Is FAS Diagnosed?

Quick Check

Other FASD Terminology

Practice

The Importance of Accurate Classification

Meet Joy

Summary

Section 3: Individuals with an FASD - Strengths, Difficulties, and Approaches

Primary Disabilities that Can Occur in Individuals with an FASD

Strengths Among Individuals with an FASD

Sensory and Physical Difficulties

Executive Functioning Difficulties

Information Processing Deficits

Problem-Solving and Decision Making Difficulties

Difficulties with Self-Esteem and Personal Issues

Potential Risk Factors

Protective Factors

The Benefits of Identification and Treatment of FASDs

Trends in Treatment of FASDs

Meet Raphael

Summary

Section 4: Prevention and Risk Reduction

Prevention Starts with Asking

Share Facts about Alcohol Use during Pregnancy

Role of Paternal Alcohol Consumption

More Information About FASDs and Alcohol Use

Prevention Interventions for Pregnant Women with Alcohol Use Disorder

Health Literacy

Brief Intervention During Pregnancy

Increasing Public Awareness

Raising Awareness in Schools and Other Organizations

Meet Alice

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Congratulations!

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Exam

Instructor: Naju Madra, M.A.

Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.

In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.

Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Suzette Fisher, SND, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Disclosure: Suzette Fisher, SND, M.Ed., Ed.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Marriage and Family Therapists; entry and intermediate level Psychologists; entry and intermediate level Social Workers; entry level Alcohol and Drug Counselors; entry level Professional Counselors; Nurses; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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