Fetal Alcohol/Neurobehavioral conditions (FA/NB) encompass the spectrum of brain-based conditions with a wide range of symptoms. This session establishes a research-informed conceptual foundation linking brain function with behaviors and introduces an evidence-based emerging best practices approach to developing appropriate and effective person-specific strategies in all settings.
This workshop was designed for parents and professionals; content is relevant for the range of disciplines. It provides a common language for participants to enhance ongoing collaboration and networking among those working with people with FASD in all systems. Participants in past trainings have included parents, people with FASD, teachers, nurses, physicians, attorneys, judges, mental health and addictions professionals, psychologists, and social workers, and employers, among others.
6 CE hours available for LMHCs, LICSWs, LMFTs, and CDPs; 6 Clock Hours available for Educators
About the Presenter
Suzanne C. Emery, Masters in Leadership of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner. Certified by FASCETS as a facilitator of the FASCETS Neurobehavioral Model, member of the FASCETS board of directors as well as serving as Program Director. Suzanne lived in Costa Rica for over 20 years serving families and children at risk. She worked as resident nurse at a children’s home and then as a supervisor of health for a large child care organization for over 15 years. Suzanne is the founder and lead facilitator for a project started in 2013 “Created to be Free: hope for families affected by alcohol”. She leads workshops, provides consulting services as well as facilitates family support groups working in the area of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders as well as other Neurobehavioral conditions, using the FASCETS brain-based approach. She is a single mother of two wonderful young men. The younger one lives with FASD. She is originally from the Portland area.