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

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

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

This course is included in the following state packages.

See links for how it aligns with each state's regulatory requirements.

Nebraska Additional Training for Children Over 12 Months or Medically Fragile
Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.

For information specific to your state, go to the Child Welfare Information Gateway State Search site to find information on each state's requirements on background checks, consent to adoption, home study requirements, post-adoption contact agreements, adoption expense regulations, use of advertising, and who may adopt or place a child for adoption.