By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Describe three diagnostic features of fetal alcohol syndrome.
-Explain four secondary disabilities in FAS which are mental health problems; troubles with authoritative institutions; alcohol abuse; and inappropriate sexual behavior.
-Name three types of familial structure techniques during early stages of life.
-Name three aspects of adolescents with FAS.
-Name three challlenges of clients diagnosed with FASD as they enter adulthood.
-Name three concepts of the Advocacy Model.
-Describe three concepts for preparing an FAS client's cognitive ability for school.
-Name three factors that affect a female’s alcohol consumption.
-Name four psychosocial components that are significantly impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure.
-Explain when does the most damage occur to the fetus due to alcohol exposure.
-Explain the types of activities should older children with FASD engage in.
-Explain the risk women in treatment for substance abuse may not be informed. Testimony reflected great frustration with the school system, particularly special education, largely regarding a lack of awareness and understanding concerning FASD.
-Explain why are children with FASD and ADHD frequently misdiagnosed as having an oppositional defiant disorder.
-Name the four goals of the motivational interview sessions.
-Explain the effect did the motivational intervention have on the risk factor for women at-risk for alcohol exposed pregnancy.
-Explain the percentage of costs for the care of mentally retarded institutional residents in the US is it estimated as being related to FASD.
-Explain a key learning concept for FASD teens.
-Explain what can the counselor provide in building competence with FASD has the obvious value of enhancing professional skills.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs