The quotes below are taken from real FMF Specialists who had a positive experience with FMF. Minor details may have been altered to protect family identity.
The perfect core session or optional module is there

On numerous occasions, parents have told me what they have been thinking, what skills they need to be a better parent, or that they are ready to move beyond their current knowledge because FMF has helped them… and I look down at the intervention flow outline, and the perfect core session or optional module is there ready for me to use.

The light bulbs just went on

Caregivers are often so busy dealing with the day-to-day that they don’t have the time to put together the pieces of the behavioral puzzle. I often hear the phrase, ‘…the light bulbs just went on.’ The main reason I’m enthusiastic [about FMF] is because of the enthusiastic response caregivers give me.

I honestly feel that I’ve been inspired and touched

Where do I begin to tell this story? I honestly feel that I’ve been inspired and touched by each of the families affected with FASD with whom I’ve worked, and that each family has their own compelling story.
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I find this intervention powerful

Another reason I find this intervention powerful? It is directly linked to the top unmet needs of families raising children with conditions under the umbrella of FASD.
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This site is primarily for health care providers and systems to learn about training in the Families Moving Forward (FMF) Program intervention.  The FMF Program is a behavioral consultation treatment designed for families raising preschool and school-aged children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) or prenatal alcohol exposure.