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Clinical Training: PgCert. FASD Diagnosis ; Multi-Disciplines

On completion of the programme, you will have:

  • a comprehensive understanding of the presentation, causes, epidemiology, and diagnosis of FASD

  • an understanding of the importance of trauma-informed, person-centred language when communicating with families, clients, and colleagues on FASD-related topics

  • the ability to coordinate and conduct assessments relevant to your professional background

After finishing this programme, you will be able to:

  • apply your skills in assessment and diagnosis to FASD

  • diagnose FASD and write case descriptions following local guidelines

  • if applicable to your role, measure the key facial features related to FASD using physical measurements, or digital photograph analysis software.

  • sensitively investigate a developmental history, including asking questions about alcohol use during pregnancy

  • understand the assessments made by all members of a multi-disciplinary team

  • develop your practice in communicating an FASD diagnosis to stakeholders (e.g., individuals with FASD, families, and professionals).


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