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FASD Training - Supporting Caregivers - Success For All

65 Hanson AVE
Ontario, Canada
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Caregivers of individuals with FASD have multiple areas of need and concern, and experience high levels of stress. This training will help service providers and peer facilitators better understand how to support caregivers resulting in more success for all.

  • Identify loss issues that those with FASD, caregivers, and providers may experience
  • Describe ways to validate the perspectives of caregivers
  • Examine the importance of building social supports for caregivers
  • Discuss the notion introducing the concept of self-care

About the Presenter

Dan Dubovsky has worked for over 40 years in the field of behavioral health, in residential, outpatient, and hospital settings.  Dan has been involved in the field of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) for over 25 years, 14 of them as the FASD Specialist for the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence.  For this work, his son Bill has been his mentor and best teacher.  In addition to FASD, Dan has developed and presented curricula for those working in mental health and substance use services on loss and grieving, psychopharmacology, child and adolescent development, and stress and burnout, and others.  Dan has also co-facilitated a group for non-offending caregivers of children who have been sexually abused.  He currently works as a consultant, providing training and technical assistance in the U.S. and Canada.


Lunch will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions please contact Krista McCann at Krista.McCann@wrfn.info or 519-886-9150 ext. 2.


If you have any questions please contact Krista McCann.

Name: FASD Training - Supporting Caregivers - Success For All
Price: $50.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
Address: 65 Hanson AVE
Ontario, Canada
Date: Thursday February 21, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Categories: WRFN Event