Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) : across the lifespan : proceedings from an IHE consensus development conference 2009 (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) : across the lifespan : proceedings from an IHE consensus development conference 2009

Author: Egon Jonsson; Liz Dennett; Gail Littlejohn; Institute of Health Economics.
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : Institute of Health Economics, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Egon Jonsson; Liz Dennett; Gail Littlejohn; Institute of Health Economics.
ISBN: 9781897443804 1897443803
OCLC Number: 727110893
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 246 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Opening Remarks / Janis Tarchuk, Iris Evans, Nancy Reynolds --
Question 1: What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and how it it diagnosed? Overview of FASD / Gail Andrew; A personal perspective / Myles Himmelreich --
Question 2: Do we know the prevalence and incidence FASD in different populations, and can the reporting be improved? Prevalence and incidence Alberta and Canada / Suzanne Tough; Prevalence and incidence internationally / Philip May; Extent and impact on child development / Ben Gibbard; Prevalence of FAS in foster care / Susan Astley, Albert Chudley --
Question 3: What are the consequences of FASD for individuals, their families, and society? Economic implications / Philip Jacobs; Consequences for the community / Mary Berube; Impact on system usage within foster care / Linda Burnside; Co-morbidities with mental health for an individual with FASD / Dan Dubovsky; Consequences for the community supporting adults with FASD / Diane Malbin --
Question 4: How can FASD be prevented? Pre-conception initiatives / Lola Baydala; Inventory of primary prevention campaigns / Robin Thurmeier; Primary care physician perspective / June Bergman; Mentoring programs for at-risk mothers / Nancy Whitney; Strength and support: A women's perspective / Amy Salmon; Prevention of FASD: A broader strategy in women's health / Nancy Poole --
Question 5: What policy options could more effectively support individuals with FASD and their families across the lifespan? Educational system, parental, and community support / Frank Oberklaid; Shifting responsibility from the individual to communities of care / Audrey McFarlane; Education Policy / Elizabeth Bredberg; Development of life skills: education, parenting, and family mentoring / Claire Coles; Life stages and transitions / Brenda Bennett; Social services and corrections / Sharon Brintnell; Treatment for FASD / John McLennan; Justice issues / Mary Kate Harvie; Policy development in FASD / Dorothy Badry --
Question 6: What further research into FASD is needed? Health and social policy / Sterling Clarren, Sara Jo Nixon; Child health and well-being / Bruce Perry --
General Final Conference Questions and Answers --
Jury chair reads the consensus statement --
Questions and discussions after the reading of the jury's consensus statement --
Appendix 1: Conference Program --
Appendix 2: Consensus Statement.
Responsibility: editors Egon Jonsson, Liz Dennett, and Gail Littlejohn.
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