• Improve Knowledge
    Improve knowledge, clinical skills and practice behaviors of medical and allied health care professionals and students regarding the prevention, identification, and treatment of FASDs through targeted training and resource dissemination.
  • Training Programs
    Increase the number of medical and allied health care training programs that implement recurring, required courses that address the prevention, identification, and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Great Lakes Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Regional Training Center

The Great Lakes FASD Regional Training Center (GLFRTC) is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)#1U84DD000885.
GLFRTC is housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine.
The GLFRTC provides training for medical and allied health professionals, students, and others on the prevention, identification and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

 

 

40th Anniversary FASD Summit

Goals and Objectives:  Attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe the history and international research regarding prenatal alcohol exposure and FASD;
  2. Explain the damage to the brain from prenatal alcohol exposure;
  3. Understand the gender related issues and interventions for women who use alcohol prenatally;
  4. Recognize the most recent findings in the special topic areas of nutrition, intervention with young children, and justice issues

For more information, check out the summit’s webpage.