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 20 years.

    Trainings are held weekly on Fridays at the University of Washington FAS DPN Diagnostic Clinic. Trainees attend a 30-minute didactic lecture on FASD and observe 2 comprehensive FASD diagnostic evaluations conducted by the FAS DPN interdisciplinary diagnostic team. 1-Day Training Brochure

  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 Lectures. 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).

  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 900 professionals worldwide have completed the Online Course through 2015.

    Professionals can begin the Online Course on any day of the year.

 

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Additional Training Opportunity:

  1. Webinar: Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Sponsored by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. Presenter: Susan Astley.

    Learning Objectives:
  2. Understand that alcohol is a teratogen and identify the outcomes associated with prenatal alcohol exposure.
    Identify patients at risk for offspring with FASDs.
    Integrate conversations about the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy into contraceptive and family planning counseling.
    Apply appropriate patient-centered communication skills to counseling reproductive age and pregnant women on prevention strategies to reduce the risks of FASD.
    Use motivational interviewing to assist pregnant women in choosing to avoid alcohol consuption.

States and countries that have received
FASD 4-Digit Code training and/or diagnostic tools/guides.