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STRATEGY

A plan of action designed to achieve a major or overall aim.

ADVOCACY

Public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.

RESOURCES

Strategies that may be adopted for your personal circumstances.

Upcoming Events

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National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women & Girls

October 26-27, 2017, Washington, DC

The Women, Drinking, and Pregnancy Workgroup of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (ICCFASD) is hosting a conference as a follow-up to the 2008 National Conference on Preventing Substance-exposed Pregnancies. 

Register Now! Limited Seats Still Available

2017 FASD Awareness Month

September 2017 is FASD Awareness Month

NNOFAS and other organizations are now planning activities for September 2017. We hope you will join NOFAS, the 33 member organizations of the NOFAS Affiliate Network, federal agencies, and countless others this September to prevent FASD.

Learn More About: Fetal Alcohol Syndrom

FASD Awareness Month Twitter Chat

NOFAS Twitter Chat September 13th

NOFAS is hosting a Twitter chat for FASD Awareness Month on Tuesday, September 13th at 1:00pm Eastern. Partnering on the chat will be the CDC and ACOG, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Use the hashtag #FASDchat to participate in the chat by asking questions, retweeting, and adding your messages on FASD prevention and treatment.

Follow NOFAS on Twitter: twitter.com/NOFAS_USA

FASD Awareness Day

Join NOFAS on Thunderclap to Raise Awareness of FASD!

Sign up through your Twitter or Facebook account to have this message posted on September 9th: "Today is FASD Awareness Day! No alcohol is safe during pregnancy."

Sign up here: http://thndr.me/THx9QB

Webinars

The Relationship Between FASD and ADHD

Description:

The NOFAS Webinar Series features current FASD research, intervention and treatment strategies, and other topics, presented by leading authorities from the FASD field.

To view additional webinars please visit: www.nofas.org

Tools

FASD Course Available from The Arc

The course, Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, reviews outcomes associated with prenatal alcohol exposure and discusses how healthcare providers can help detect and address risky drinking in patients that are pregnant or of reproductive age.

Date: October 31, 2016

Presenter: Susan J. Astley, PhD (BIO)

Course: Click Here to attend Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders​ (CME/CE credit available)

Free Expert Counseling about Medication Use During Pregnancy from MotherToBaby

“MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), launches new digital ways for expectant moms and health care providers to get free expert information through live chat on www.MotherToBaby.org.”

Click Here to visit MotherToBaby

Online Tutorials for Child Welfare Professionals and Legal Professionals

The free tutorials from The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) focus on the subjects of substance abuse and child welfare. Continuing Education Units are available.

Click Here to visit (NCASACW) National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare training

NOFAS GA Newsfeed

Congratulations to 11-year old Nia, first place winner of the NOFAS FASD Month Art Contest!

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