Government of Western Australia Drug and Alcohol Office

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevention in Aboriginal communities (ST269)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

9.00 am – 4.30 pm

Presented by Workforce Development & Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Programs Staff, Mental Health Commission

About this event

This training event is part of the Strong Spirit Strong Future Training Program.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a sensitive and complex issue. The Strong Spirit Strong Future Project workshop provides information on alcohol guidelines, FASD and prevention strategies for professionals who are working with Aboriginal women of child-bearing age who may be using alcohol.

Skills for conducting brief interventions and screening for alcohol use will be included in the training. Participants will receive culturally secure resources to support their work in this area.

Target audience

Health, education and community service providers who work with Aboriginal women, their families and communities.

Registration information

Places for this event are limited and registration does not guarantee acceptance. If you are offered a place, we ask that you make a commitment to attend. If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible – as we may be able to offer your place to another applicant. Where it is agency policy, you must have your manager’s approval to attend prior to submitting your application. All events will be held in Perth and venue details will be provided at confirmation.

 - Application deadline date: 5 October 2016 

 - Download electronic event application form 

 - Download event application form 

Please note: Registration does not guarantee acceptance. Please notify us if you have not received an acknowledgement email that your application has been received.

Enquiries can be made to Workforce Development Administration Officers on 6553 0600, or by emailing