Podcasts/ FASD Talks

Competency I: Foundations of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

This overview of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) provides basic information on the biomedical, and clinical implications of prenatal alcohol exposure.

Competency II: Screening and Brief Interventions for Women:

Screening women for risky drinking and providing intervention services is critical to reduce the risk of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Competency III: Models of Addiction:

Society’s understanding of addiction as a concept and as a disease process has advanced through several models—each with accompanying strategies for treatment. This podcast will provide a brief overview of models of addiction and stages of alcohol use and abuse in women.

Competency IV: Biological Effects of Alcohol on the Developing Embryo and Fetus:

This podcast describes the effects of prenatal alcohol use on the developing embryo and fetus and the implications on development and behavior.


Competency V: Diagnosis and Assessment of FASD:

This podcast provides the criteria necessary to diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome and related conditions within a comprehensive framework for services.


Competency V Supplement: FASD Diagnostic Supplement:

This supplement to podcast V provides a demonstration of the diagnostic exam for fetal alcohol syndrome and related conditions. This is most helpful after viewing Podcast V.


Competency VI: Treatment Strategies for Individuals with FASD:

Long term care and case management for individuals affected by FASD can be challenging. This podcast highlights basic treatment strategies and resources to best serve patients.


Competency VII: Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues:

This final podcast in the series discusses ethical, legal and policy issues that impact fetal and maternal rights.

FASD and Occupational Therapy:

3-Part Webinette Series

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Physician’s Perspective:

Modifying AODA Treatment for Adult Women with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan: What Juvenile Justice Workers Want to Know: