Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (for CE credit)

This online course provides an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) and dispels several myths around the causes of FASDs as well as the effects of other teratogens. Discussed in the course are terminology, diagnostic criteria, national and state statistics, the course of the disorder throughout the lifespan, interventions, and prevention measures.

This course is designed for Social Workers, Addictions Counselors and other mental health professionals. Social Workers at all levels of experience and licensure will be able to explore and gain a better working knowledge of FASD.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Increase awareness of causes, signs, and prevalence of FASD so clinicians can provide accurate information to clients.
  • Increase understanding the potential range of effects from prenatal exposure to alcohol on functioning so clinicians can better help families adapt their environments to support children and adolescents who have been affected by prenatal alcohol exposure.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for Social Workers, Addictions Counselors and other mental health professionals.  Social Workers at all levels of experience and licensure will be able to explore and gain a better working knowledge of FASD.

PRESENTERS
Amy Hendricks
Project Director
NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program
Mother to BabyNC

Stephen Hooper Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) and Associate Dean for Allied Health Sciences.
Department pf Allied Health Sciences
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Kathy Hotelling Ph.D.
Consulting Psychologist/Mother of Child with FASD
Navigating Life with FASD

AGENDA: Self-paced On-Line Course of 3.5 Hours
Part One: 45 minutes

  • Myths and Facts re: FASD
  • Terminology
  • Diagnostic Criteria/Clinical Assessment  (Including 19 minute video on Neuropsychological Assessments)
  • Statistics: National and State Projections

Part Two:  60 minutes 

  • It’s All Alcohol
  • Scope of the Problem: Binge Drinking and Women and Alcohol
  • Effects of Alcohol on the Developing Fetus/Alcohol as a Teratogen (Includes 8 minute video)

Part Three: 60 minutes

  • Presentation Across the Lifespan
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Primary and Secondary Disorders
  • A Parent’s Experience: 34 Minute Video

Part Four: 15 minutes

  • Opportunities for Prevention

Part Five: 30 minutes

  • Resources
  • Post Test
  • Course Evaluation

CONTINUING EDUCATION
The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6642.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 3.5 contact hours.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, #1406, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 08/10/2016 – 08/10/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  Social workers participating in this course will receive 3.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.
 
This course has been approved for 3.5 hours of Substance Abuse Specific credit from the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board.  Approval #17-083-H-S.
 

Confirmation Notices & Certificates of Completion: We will confirm your registration by email after payment is received. If you successfully complete this course, your certificate will be ready for you to print or save. Successful completion includes:

  • Amount of time spent in the course has met the course minimum.
  • You have completed the course evaluation
  • You have passed the Post-Test (80%).

POLICIES & ADA STATEMENT
Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued for this event.

Inclement Weather Policy: N/A

ADA Statement: If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in this program, please call us at (919) 843-6083. Websites and courses have been developed in compliance of US Section 508 standards where applicable or meeting W3C priority 1 guidelines for web accessibility.

Please contact bhrp-support@listserv.unc.edu with any questions or concerns regarding this course.


This course was created with funding from the federal Community Mental Health Services Block Grant Fund (CFDA #93.958) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.

Continuing Education: 
ASWB ACE
NBCC ACEP
NCCPSS
NCSAPPB
Contact Hrs: 
3.50
Groups audience: 
$20.00
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