FASD Online Training Course
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading known preventable intellectual disability and is only caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. International studies have suggested that between 1% and 5% of people have this condition.
Those undiagnosed may be diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, as being on the autistic spectrum, as having behavioural problems or as having had poor parenting. Studies suggest that without the correct support an individual is more likely to have a range of issues including: mental health problems, trouble with the police, homelessness and difficulty with social relationships and employment.
This online FASD course will enable learners to:
- Identify the causes and the long term effects of FASD
- Explain the difference between FAS (Foetal Alcohol Syndrome) and FASD
- Identify the behaviours and needs of someone with FASD throughout their different life stages
- Explore the possibility that some of their clients may be affected by FASD
- Understand how to get a diagnosis
Assess how the clients can best be supported and identify strategies to achieve this