Treatment of Fetal Alcohol Disorders (Updated)

$15.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Intermediate


CE Course Description

One act of alcohol-exposed pregnancy (AEP) prevention can positively impact the life of the mother and the life of the unborn child.  One change in how services are provided can multiply that impact many times over.  This CE course provides healthcare professionals working with pregnant women and those with FASD the procedures for screening, appropriate prevention approaches, and procedures for referral.

Article Author:  Patricia B. Getty, Ph.D., Jon Dunbar-Cooper, M.A., C.P.P., CDR Josefine Haynes-Battle, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., and LCDR Daniel A. Bailey, M.S., M.B.A; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate personal / sexual / family risk factors for an AEP.

2.  Investigate what is needed most by a counselor to effectively serve individuals who have or may have an FASD.

3.  Examine what should be considered when modifying a treatment plan for an individual who has or may have an FASD.

4.  Identify the approaches to learning that should be avoided.

5.  Provide a common theme that counselors need to be attentive to when working with those with an FASD.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2016-07-17

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