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Building FASD State Systems 2011 Speaker Presentations

Links to the presentations from the 2011 BFSS Conference are provided below.

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed within the 2011 Building FASD State System (BFSS) presentations, including: studies, publications, or other summarized materials do not necessarily reflect the official policies or positions of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by HHS and the U.S. Government. Presentations are provided on this Web site as an informational tool only. Any other use, changes or replication of presentations or associated materials are expressly prohibited without prior written permission from the author.


Preconference Events: May 11, 2011

We're Glad You're Here: BFSS First Time Attendees' Session

  • Callie B. Gass [PDF PDF icon]

FASD Mini Training: Is Accurate Diagnosis Necessary? Behavioral Health Issues in FASD

  • Dan Dubovsky, MSW [PDF PDF icon]


Day 1: May 12, 2011

Rising to the Challenge: Report from the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence

  • Callie B. Gass, [PDF PDF icon]

Rebirth and Renewal: SAMHSA’s Future Vision for FASD Prevention and Intervention Services

  • Virginia Mackay-Smith, MPH [PDF PDF icon]

Finding Hope: Current Science and Research Trends in the Field

  • Susan M. Smith, PhD [PDF PDF icon]

Day 1 Breakout Sessions

Spreading Wings: Developing Diagnostic Capacity in Your State

  • Sara Messelt and Mary Jo Hofer [PDF PDF icon]

Soaring to New Heights: Testing the Feasibility of Screening Children for FASD Risk in Early Intervention Settings

  • Enid Watson, MDiv, and Norma Finkelstein, PhD, LICSW [PDF PDF icon]

Rising from the Ashes: Preventing FASD by Creating a Circle of Hope

  • Kathleen T. Mitchell, MHS, LCADC [PDF PDF icon]
  • LaShaunda Harris [PDF PDF icon]

Taking Flight: An FASD State System in Action

  • Trisha Hinson, MEd, CMHT, Sandra Parks, and Millicent Ledbetter [PDF PDF icon]

Creating Change: The Big Picture on Grassroots Advocacy in Alcohol Policy

  • Linda Chezem, JD, Rober S. Pezzolesi, MPH, and Marissa Lang [PDF PDF icon]

Collaboration and Caring: Changing Social Norms by Engaging Prenatal Care Providers in Your State

  • Kendra Nelson and Emily Gundelson [PDF PDF icon]

Connecting with Native American Communities To Build Comprehensive Systems of Care Inclusive of Tribal FASD Task Forces and Coordinators

  • Louise S. Ashkie [PDF PDF icon]
  • Gary Quinn [PDF PDF icon]


DAY 2: May 13, 2011

Linking Care and Support: Collaborative Prevention Across Colorado Bringing Evidence-Based Guidelines and Research into Practice

  • Pamela Gillen, RN, ND, Thea B. Carruth, MPH, and Brie Reimann, MPA [PDF PDF icon]

Day 2 Breakout Sessions

Improving Outcomes by Strengthening Recovery

  • Mary C. DeJoseph, DO [PDF PDF icon]
  • Joyce L. Washburn, MPA [PDF PDF icon]

Faith in Collaboration: An Ohio Perspective on Growing a Local FASD System

  • Andrea Hoff, GPC OCPS II [PDF PDF icon]

Planning for Renewal: Integrating FASD Prevention and Intervention Services for Successful Sustainability

  • Trisha Hinson, MEd, CMHT and Jerri Avery, MEd [PDF PDF icon]

Evolving with the Challenges: FASD Regional Training Centers Present Success Stories from the Field

  • Leigh E. Tenkku, PhD, MPH [PDF PDF icon]
  • Carmela Joy Hayes andCarolyn Szetela, PhD [PDF PDF icon]

Creative Solutions for Sustainability&##8212;The Mississippi Experience

  • Trisha Hinson, MEd, CMHT [PDF PDF icon]