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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services, Inc.

Providing An Alternative Paradigm for Understanding Behaviors

FASCETS is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established October 1997

Services available through FASCETS are designed to increase understanding, build on strengths, expand options for developing effective parenting and professional techniques, enhance existing programs and support the development of new programs. Short term goals include increased effectiveness, reduced frustration, and attainment of improved outcomes, including burnout prevention in professionals. The long term goal of this work is to contribute to the prevention of FASD.

FASCETS supports the development of a family-centered, community-based, multidisciplinary continuum of care. This collaborative design has been found to be effective in enhancing communication among parents and professionals for their mutual benefit.


To order the book Trying Differently Rather Than Harder and other FASCETS materials, please click Order Books and DVD on our Navigator menu.

For information on the next workshop for parents and professionals: Fetal Alcohol & Other Neurobehavioral Conditions: Understanding & Application of a Brain-Based Approach, please click Workshop Schedule on our Navigator menu.

Understanding & Application of a Brain-Based Approach
 A Three-Day Workshop for Parents and Professionals

June 23-25, 2016 (Thursday through Saturday) 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-In on Thursday: 8:30 a.m.--8:45 a.m.
The Mark Spencer Hotel
409 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

For additional information, please email Wendy: wtemko@fascets.org or call: 503-621-1271


FASCETS Into Action Training of Trainers

---A year-long program for facilitators of the neurobehavioral model
---Available to parents and professionals who have completed Diane Malbin’s three-day workshop or the equivalent, provided either by Diane or one of her Trainers.

Description: This Training of Trainers (TOT) is for prospective facilitators who will then educate colleagues, parents and community partners to effectively work with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and other brain-based, or neurobehavioral, conditions. It is open to parents and professionals who have completed Diane Malbin’s three-day workshop or the equivalent, provided either by Diane or one of her Trainers. This is a year-long commitment, and is intended for people whose goal includes systems change. The year-long process begins with a four-day on-site training and planning session and ends with a three-day on-site training. Over the eleven months, facilitator trainees will also participate in monthly group teleconferences and online email discussions.

Please note: The dates for the next Training of Trainers have not been determined yet.



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Here is an excellent resource for learning about FASD and the Law, by a well-known Canadian attorney who specializes in FASD - David Boulding. There are two short, animated films which are very illuminating, as well as entertaining. Please share this information!

Link to website: www.davidboulding.com


Link to part 1: http://youtu.be/n6ZWkSzTAqk

Link to part 2: http://youtu.be/5Z5qVE2lDHE

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