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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) training
23/03/2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Surely just one alcoholic drink while someone is pregnant is ok?
Would you be confident in discussing the risks?
Knowsley and Sefton are hosting a FREE training event delivered by a distinguished expert in the field of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
What is it; With growing recognition of how prevalent alcohol related brain damage is within the UK today, many professionals are seeking training on FASD. FASD covers a range of disorders experienced by children and adults, all caused by alcohol consumed while they were still in the womb.
This is a free training event which will cover the prevalence, impact, relevance and prevention of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders. The training is being provided by Knowsley and Sefton Public Health Teams and will be delivered by Dr Raja Mukherjee. He is an expert in the field of FASD and has also acted as an advisor to the BMA board of science, the Department of Health and the World Health Organisation on the subject of FASD. Alongside colleagues he has helped set up the first professional network in the UK for FASD to improve training and knowledge about the subject.
Who is it for: Staff from Knowsley and Sefton who are involved with safeguarding children including Midwives, Health Visitors, Children’s Centres staff, Social Care and Youth Workers. Certificate of Attendance is available.
When is it; Friday 23rd March 9.00-11.30am (9am-9.30am registration and refreshments).
Where is it; The Village Hotel, Fallows way, Whiston, Liverpool, L35 1RZ.
Registration Details; places are limited so please register your place e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org giving your name, job role, work base and if you require a certificate of attendance.