FASD videos

TheFarleyCenter - Amy Hendrick: The invisible brain based disability

YouManitoba - Café Scientifique: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder & a Need for a 21st Century Human Rights Response
In this Café we explore—through the lens of research—clinical care and advocacy; and why we need to address this lifelong disability medically and socially in a way that protects the rights of the women, men, children, families and communities affected.

University of Iowa - Fetal Alcohol Exposure - Kate Ahlers
Kate Ahlers presents her research related to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Biology Seminar Series Lecture recorded August 6, 2013.

YourAlberta - Corrections to Community
Dr. Sharon Britnell reviews the bridge between correction and community settings for individuals with FASD and gives recommendations for future practice.
CenturaHealth - Exploring Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder with Jeff Noble
On this Adoption Perspectives, Rebecca welcomes Jeff Noble. Jeff provides hope and education to people caring for someone living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) through online applications and in-person training sessions, demonstrations and consultations.
Public Health Association of Australia - Australasian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Conference
MOFAS - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Basics Webinar
This free online training is for anyone interested in learning more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) including parents, professionals and educators.
SAMHSA - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Recovering Hope is an intimate and evocative video about the mothers and families of children who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). The video, created for viewing by women in recovery and their counselors, is divided into to half-hour episodes to allow time for discussion within a treatment session.

YourAlberta - Living with FASD: Myles Himmelreich
Myles speaks to what it is like to live with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder on a daily basis, what his journey has been growing up, and what he needs in order to have success today.

AlcoholFreePregnancy - Dr. Kieran O'Malley on FASD and psychiatry
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is the leading voice and resource of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) community. Founded in 1990, NOFAS is the only international non-profit organization committed solely to FASD primary prevention, advocacy and support.


SCSASmithers - FASD, ADHD or both with Dr. Gabor Maté
In this session Dr. Maté will discuss the close relationship between FASD and AD(H)D. They can easily be confused with one another, often co-exist, and, in fact, share many of the same characteristics. Who is diagnosed with what may, at times, reflect a cultural biases. In either cases, many of the same treatment principles apply.



Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres - NeuroDevNet: FASD Research from the Lab to the Community
Many are familiar with NeuroDevNet, one of Canada's Research Centres of Excellence, and their research in genetics and structural alterations in the brain as a result of fetal alcohol exposure. What you may not be aware of is how far beyond this their research in FASD goes. Knowledge translation, neuroethics and neuroinformatics are other research arms that bring a variety lenses to the issue of FASD.

YourAlberta - Financial Literacy for Individuals with FASD
This session will examine the financial literacy training needed by individuals with FASD.

YourAlberta - Friendship? Dating? Sex? Relationships in the Complex FASD World
This session explores issues in relationships for persons affected by FASD. Pam and Danna will discuss the skills needed to be successful in relationships.

CADFP1 - FASD Awareness for Women of Child-Bearing Age
Educational video to raise awareness about FASD, the leading preventable cause of mental retardation, focusing on the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. This video can be used at medical offices, schools and other public and private service agencies. Other health education resources are available at www.cadfp.org

Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres - Identifying the invisible: Screening for Youth Offenders with FASD
This webinar will present recent research studies that have evaluated screening tools to help identify youth involved in the justice system who are at risk for having FASD. A high number of youth offenders suffer from FASD but few are recognized or diagnosed.

Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres - Beyond Screening - Understanding the Core Deficits and Diagnosis of FASD
This webinar is an extension of our webinar series on screening tools for FASD. We will be welcoming speakers from the CN-CYR and the NeuroDevNet communities to help bring some of the latest information on this important subject.

YourAlberta - Psychological Issues in Children and Adults with FASD
This workshop will explore the relationship between the needs of caregivers and the availability of resources for diagnosis, treatment and support for children with FASD.

YourAlberta - FASD and Practice: Issues for Probation Officers
Dr. Jacqueline Pei explores the challenges Probation Officers may encounter working with clients affected by FASD and discusses strategies to help the client succeed.



YourAlberta - MathDeficits-in-FASD



YourAlberta - Reactive Attachment Disorder and FASD: A Bio-Psychosocial Model for Diagnosis and Treatment
Andrew and Wanda explore what attachment is, the process of attachment, attachment disorders, plus therapeutic and parenting strategies as it relates to FASD.

AlcoholFreePregnancy - Dr. Philip May on FASD Prevalence Rates



AlcoholFreePregnancy - Edward Riley, Ph.D. - FASD Expert



YourAlberta - FASD and Practice: Issues for Correctional Peace Officers and Sheriffs
This interview explores Bob's journey of discovering his son is affected by FASD and how it changed his understanding of his son's history with the law.

YourAlberta - The Implications of Neuroplasticity for a Brain Affected by FASD
The principles of brain plasticity and brain development when affected by FASD are reviewed. There is also discussion of the implications for interventions.

Canfasd - A Multi-level Approach to FASD Prevention - Nancy Poole
"Shining a Light on Canada's Multi-Layered Approach to FASD Prevention," an evening session on promoting women's health and preventing FASD, was held on the evening of February 28th, 2013 as a part of the 5th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Vancouver, BC. A series of video clips from the event highlights examples of current FASD-related policies, programs, and initiatives from across Canada.

YourAlberta - Medication Management in FASD
Dr. Shih discusses the steps to take before using medications, the basics of medication choices for treating insomnia, aggression, anxiety disorders, ADHD and mood disorders in FASD.

rffada - FASD and Parenting
 A recent inquiry into Indigenous youth and the justice system by the Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs concluded that FASD was an emerging health problem across Australia and now the prevalence of FASD in Australia will be investigated by a parliamentary inquiry.

 YourAlberta - Creating a Brain-Friendly Life - FASD
A collaborative session intended for young people affected by FASD and those who support them.

YourAlberta - Forensic Assessments of Youth Affected by FASD
Dr. Ann Marie Dewhurst will discuss the differences between traditional psychological assessments and forensic assessments.

YourAlberta - FASD and the Criminal Justice System: Issues for Defence
This session will provide a brief overview of an FASD diagnosis and its impact on brain development, followed by a decision making at each stage of the criminal process and relevant case law.

YourAlberta - Mental Health Problems in Individuals with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (PAE) and FASD
This presentation will focus on research examining the prevalence of mental health disorders among children and adults with PAE and FASD.

YourAlberta - Animal Assisted Therapy and Clients with FASD
Kristine Anderson discusses what animal assisted therapy (AAT) is and explores strategies for using animal assisted therapy with clients affected by FASD.

SCSASmithers - Living and Succeeding with FASD with Kee Warner & Ken Kissinger
Whitecrow Village is unique as an organization formed largely by persons living with FASD. Our interdependent model recognizes that every person has something to offer and every person needs something from the group. Together, we can achieve the healthy and successful lives we desire. We believe that it is necessary to experience the competency and abilities of persons living with FASD, in order to have the hope and commitment to achieve prevention and appropriate support. This workshop is the story of Whitecrow Village, how we came to be, our everyday personal and Whitecrow community lives.

mofasorg - Young Adults Living with FASD Share Their Experiences
This is a live recording of the final session of our FASD Seminar Series, featuring our Young Adult Panel.

YourAlberta - Developments in FASD Research
In this session we will review some of the research that informs our intervention strategies for those affected by FASD.

YourAlberta - Teacher and Parent Relationships - FASD
In this session, Charlene, Debra and Jenifer explore effective educational strategies from the perspectives of a student, a parent, and a teacher.

Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres - FASD Webinar- FASD: An In-depth Overview and National Dialogue with the Experts
In partnership with many FASD experts, researchers, and organizations, the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) has facilitated the development of the National Screening Tool Kit for Children and Youth Identified and Potentially Affected by FASD. The upcoming Webinar series will introduce participants to the components of the Tool Kit, as well as engage them in an interactive dialogue with content experts from across Canada.

YourAlberta - Unique Needs of Students with FASD
Dwaine Souveny will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of children/students affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

YourAlberta - FASD Prevention: Women and Pregnancy
This session provides background information on FASD including data on alcohol use during pregnancy, how FASD can be prevented, and challenges that are faced in interventions.

YourAlberta - Building Brain Boxes - FASD
By understanding how the brain works with the body, sensory inputs, and the social world, youth can make conscious choices in daily thinking.

SCSASmithers - Women, Addictions and FASD - Public Keynote Address

Public keynote address by Dr.Gabor Maté, opening event for the Regional FASD Conference "Hope in Action - A Caring Community", held in Smithers, B.C., February 7-9 2012.


Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres - A Novel Screening Test for the Behavioral Phenotype of FASD
The NST is a simple pen and paper questionnaire, which is based on 10 individual items representing common areas of parent reported behavioural concerns in children with FASD. It is intended to be used as a brief screening instrument as part of a diagnostic interview conducted by a psychologist, in a variety of settings.

YourAlberta - Cognitive Interventions for Individuals with FASD
Carmen and Jacquie will review previous research studies on cognitive interventions for children with FASD and discuss new Alberta-based research.

YourAlberta - FASD and Mental Health Treatment: A Multimodal Approach to Transgenerational Issues
This training will begin by exploring the construct of Dual Diagnosis, i.e. developmental disorder and psychiatric disorder in FASD.

YourAlberta - FASD and Practice: Issues for School Administrators
In this session, the panel discusses the role of administrators in the process of educating students affected by FASD.

YourAlberta - Becoming a Successful Adult Learner - FASD Alberta
This session profiles Bow Valley College, in Calgary, that successfully supports adults with learning disabilities in an academic environment.

BissellCentre - Bissell Centre FASD Music Video
Bissell Centre and EFAN have teamed up to create this new music video on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to raise awareness and to educate the community.

YourAlberta - Winning the Battle With FASD: A Family Success Story
The Soetaert Family will provide an in depth conversation of how a family of five affected by FASD cope with the day to day challenges as well as successes.

YourAlberta - Reframing Life with FASD
Candace, a young lady raised in foster care, shares her uplifting story on how she has been resilient, successful, and hopeful for herself and her children.

YourAlberta - Understanding Substance Use Problems and Addictions in Women as Key to FASD Prevention
This session aims to improve understanding of the continuum of substance use and addiction.



YourAlberta - Approaches to Treatment: Motivational Interviewing - FASD in Alberta
In this session, Kevin explores Motivational Interviewing (MI).

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