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It's a Brain Thing: Working With Fetal Exposure - Ogden Professionals

The Adoption Exchange

Monday, March 12, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

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IT'S A BRAIN THING: WORKING WITH FETAL EXPOSURE

Nate Sheets with Oregon Behavior Consulatation will provide Utah's professional community an understanding of how Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) afftects children's behaviors and how mental health and other clinical professionals can help adoptive parents to best address their children's needs.

Lunch will be provided and 5 CEU's offered

Nate Sheets, QMHA

Nate Sheets, QMHA is a behavioral consultant and Qualified Mental Health Associate who specializes in FASD. He is passionate in his efforts to provide support to families, agencies and schools who work with youth suffering from FASD. He is a consultant for Oregon county child welfare agencies and other agencies serving children. He has provided trainings at schools and health and mental health clinics throughout Oregon and has developed several educational YouTube videos. He strives to make his work understandable and practical for the professionals who work with foster and adoptive families.


Marty Shannon, LCSW
Ms. Shannon has been the Adoption Program Administrator for Utah’s Division of Child and Family Services since 2004. She has been working actively in the arena of child welfare since 1983. Prior to working for state government, she worked in two private non-profit child welfare agencies, first as a therapist with birth families, foster families, and adoptive families and then as director of an agency from 1991 to 2001. She has been involved with many boards and advisory boards, and presented at many conferences over the years. The adoption of children with special needs is a personal passion of Ms. Shannon, as she is herself an adoptive parent of a child who lived in foster care.

Ogden: March 12th
Pleasant Grove: 14th                                  

Registration is required by February 26, 2018
5 CEU's Available - Lunch Provided
Questions contact:
Jeanna O'Connor: 801-395-5973
Anna Whisler: 435-213-6614
Aubrey Meyer: 801-776-7352


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DCFS Ogden

950 25th St
Ogden, Utah 84401

Monday, March 12, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)


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The Adoption Exchange connects children who wait in foster care & families who adopt.  We offer support for adoptive families throughout their journey to adopt; from the beginning of the process, well beyond finalization.

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