Join this freeÂ webcast entitled:Â Supporting Employment Success in Adults with FASD.
Securing and maintaining employment for persons with FASD can be challenging.Â In this webinar, our presenters will discuss what employment success looks like for persons with FASD, which includes:
Sharing findings, including survey responses and video footage, from the CanFASD study “Supporting Employment Success in Adults with FASD“Â
Presenting the preliminary evaluation tool guide for guiding employment professionals in their work with adults with FASD
Explaining the prompts for evaluating a client’s well-being and factors for preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment
This webinar will be of interest to persons directly affected by FASD, employers and anyone else supporting persons with FASD.
AGENDA: Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. â€“ 10:00 a.m. MST Speakers:Â Dr. Marnie Makela and AamenaKapasi Register Here Format: Presenters with PowerPoint Presentation Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality.Â Remember, the live webcasts are interactive and we encourage you to participate in the question and answer portions by typing questions for speakers in the chat window, which is located below the main video panel on the webcast page.
SPEAKER BIOS Dr. Marnie Makela is a registered psychologist in Edmonton and researcher with the Canada FASD Research Network. She focuses her clinical and research work on children, youth and young adults who are presenting with learning, behavioural and mental health concerns related to FASD and other developmental disabilities. She also provides consultation for families of children with complex disabilities, such as FASD, who require a combination of individual therapy for their child and assistance with supports at home, school and other environments. Â
AamenaKapasi is a PhD student at the University of Alberta in the School and Clinical Child Psychology program. Aamena has a passion for working with children and youth, and her research interests include supports and interventions for individuals with FASD.
THE FASD LEARNING SERIES:
The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics and are accessible to all Albertans.Â
Alberta’s FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan outlines the government’s commitment to provide awareness and prevention of FASD, as well as assessment, diagnosis, and support for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. All services and activities are built on a foundation of stakeholder engagement
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