Treatment of Fetal Alcohol Disorders (Updated)

$9.00 | 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.

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Added On: 2016-07-17

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