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Modifying Approaches to Improve Outcomes: FASD Training

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Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Room 171/172

200 Yale Avenue

Morton, PA 19070

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By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss why fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are often overlooked in those with behavioral health issues;

  • Identify practice approaches that utilize a reward and consequence system;

  • Examine modifications to current treatment and parenting practices that can enhance outcomes for individuals, families, and the agencies that serve them.

Featured Speaker: Dan Dubovsky, MSW

Dan Dubovsky has been involved in the field of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) for over 20 years. Dan was the FASD Specialist for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) FASD Center for Excellence for more than 13 years before becoming an independent consultant, who currently provides training and technical assistance to agencies, communities, states, and provinces.

He has presented regionally, nationally and internationally on FASD focusing on prevention and interventions for children, adolescents and adults. For this work, his son Bill has been his mentor and best teacher.

This training is coordinated by Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems and funded by the Delaware County Office of Behavioral Health, Division of Drug and Alcohol.

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is a pre-approved provider of continuing education, by their respective state licensing boards, for psychologists, social workers, and professional counselors. Holcomb maintains responsibility for the program. CEUs offered for this training are: 2.75 hours and are being offered at no cost to attendees.

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Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Room 171/172

200 Yale Avenue

Morton, PA 19070

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