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Understanding and Responding to FASD - Alice Springs

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Event description

A one-day workshop for professionals to develop skills and strategies for supporting individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

In this workshop, we will be exploring topics including:

  • What is FASD? How does prenatal alcohol exposure affect the brain? 
  • Common features of FASD
  • How to get a diagnosis
  • FASD Practice Principles for supporting children, young people and adults
  • Developing care plans and interventions
  • Therapies and NDIS funded supports 
  • Managing complexity in child protection and youth justice settings
  • Case Studies - applying FASD practice to common scenarios

What's included:

  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, tea/coffee - all dietary preferences are catered for
  • handouts and resources to download.


  • 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Andy McNeill Room, 93 Todd St, Alice Springs

About the presenter: Prue Walker is a clinical social worker and FASD specialist who has been presenting on FASD in the NT since 2009. Prue works with care teams to support children, young people and adults with FASD including those with complex challenges. Prue's background includes managing remote child protection services and she brings her knowledge of current developments in FASD to the Territory context. For more information visit 

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