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INDCS RAPT Developmental Disabilities - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Jan 1, 2023 - Jan 1, 2025
2 credits


Full course description

Course Introduction

During this course, you will learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and how they may impact the child in your care. You will explore the structural and interpersonal effects of prenatal alcohol exposure, important and common interventions, and care & support strategies. Educational, community, and state-level supports available to those with or who care for someone with FASD are also examined.

Module Topics

This course covers the following topics:

  • Defining and Understanding the Condition of FASD
  • Caregiver's Role in Supporting Healthy Development
  • Resources & Support for Children and Caregivers

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Meet the Designers

The Indiana Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership is designed to provide high quality social work education and statewide training for public child welfare employees. It provides BSW students with preparation for employment as a Family Case Manager; it allows DCS employees to enroll in the School's part-time MSW Program; and it provides state-of-the-art training to current DCS employees. This partnership is recognized nationally for its success and for its joint collaborative operation. Due to these efforts, Indiana is now seen as a model for the provision of public services that support children and families.

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Length: 2 hours


IU School of Social Work: Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership


Credit: Certificate


Audience: Department of Child Services - Resource and Adoptive Parents

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