How does prenatal exposure to alcohol damage the brain of the developing fetus? What type of behaviors are typical from children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)? What parenting techniques are effective for helping a child with FASD reach their full potential? In this course, we talk with Suzanne Emery, a Nurse Practioner and Program Director at FASCETS (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Consultation, Education and Training Services). 

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  1. Explain how alcohol impacts the developing fetus.
  2. List 4 primary behaviors that are caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
  3. List 4 secondary behaviors that may result from the frustration caused by having your brain dysfunction not understood.
  4. Identify 3 parenting techniques that are helpful when raising a child exposed to alcohol prenatally.


Outline for What is it Really Like to Raise a Child with FASD.pdf

*Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Hague Treaty on Intercountry Adoption

 96.48 (c)

*Important Information for agencies on Hague Training Requirements


Virginia Compliance

22VAC40-131-210.A.2 


*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.


Nebraska Licensing Requirement 005.16(D)(iii)(2)

*Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.