Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services, Inc.
An Alternative Paradigm for Understanding Behaviors
FASCETS is a
private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established October 1997
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 Harderand 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
FETAL ALCOHOL & OTHER NEUROBEHAVIORAL CONDITIONS: Understanding & Application of a Brain-Based Approach A Three-Day Workshop for Parents and Professionals
January 26-28, 2017 (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
A year-long program to become a facilitator of the Neurobehavioral Model
Onsite Training Dates: February 28 - March 3, 2017 & February 21-23, 2018 Portland, Oregon
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 professionals and parents who have completed Diane Malbin's three-day workshop or the equivalent, provided by one of her certified facilitators. This is a year-long commitment, and is intended for people whose goal includes systems change. It begins with a four-day on-site training and planning session and ends with a three-day on-site training. Over the twelve months, facilitator trainees will also participate in monthly group teleconferences and online email discussions.
Please go to the Workshop Schedule above for the
Workshop Announcement and Registration form.
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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!