FAS DPN Training    


The FAS DPN Core Clinic at the University of Washington provides the following training opportunities:

  1. 1-Day Observational Training for community professionals on screening, diagnosis, treatment planning, and primary prevention of FASD. Over 10,000 professionals have attended this training over the past 30 years.

    Trainings are held weekly on Fridays at the University of Washington FASDPN Diagnostic Clinic. Trainees attend a 30-minute didactic lecture on FASD and observe 2 comprehensive FASD diagnostic evaluations conducted by the FASDPN interdisciplinary diagnostic team. The training is free.

  2. 2-Day FASD Diagnostic Team Training for interdisciplinary clinical teams (or individual clinical team members) seeking to establish a FASD Diagnostic Clinic in their community. Trainees are introduced to an interdisciplinary approach to FASD diagnosis using the FASD 4-Digit Diagnostic Code. Day 1: Didactic Lecture. Day 2: Observe 2 FASD diagnostic evaluations conducted by the FAS DPN interdisciplinary diagnostic team.

    Trainings are held weekly on Thursday-Fridays at the University of Washington and are scheduled at the request of the trainee(s). This 2-day training is free.

  3. FASD 4-Digit Code Online Course for professionals serving on interdisciplnary FASD diagnostic teams. This course provides instruction on how to use the FASD 4-Digit Diagnostic Code. Over 1,300 professionals worldwide have completed the Online Course through 2021. Professionals can begin the Online Course on any day of the year.

  4. Customized Training is available for professionals and students on all aspects of FASD screening, surveillance, diagnosis, intervention, prevention and public health policy. Trainers are members of the FASDPN (medical doctors, psychologists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, public health professionals and clinical researchers) with 20-30 years experience working with individuals/famlies impacted by FASD. This training is free.

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Contact Susan (Astley) Hemingway PhD, Director of the FASDPN and Professor of Epidemiology/Pediatrics, University of Washington (astley@uw.edu) if you have any questions.