Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Code: RES
Duration: 3 hours

This programme explores the background and implications of parental drinking and exposure to alcohol during pregnancy. It looks at the medical evidence, symptoms and behaviour associated with FASD, and considers the accompanying risk and protective factors, alongside preventative strategies.

Eligibility: This course is available free of charge to anyone working in the statutory and voluntary sectors who is likely to come into contact with parents, children and families affected by the outcomes arising from parental drinking and FASD.

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  • Gain awareness of the facts surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure
  • The difference between FAS & FASD
  • How FASD impacts on the individual
  • Behaviours of FASD children
  • Strategies in supporting FASD children & young people


This course is relevant to professionals within the voluntary and statutory sectors who have some understanding of substance use, and who want to provide more support for clients and service-users who could be or have been affected by parental exposure to alcohol during pregnancy.

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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