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Arizona

FASD State Coordinators (NAFSC Member)

Cynthia Beckett, Ph.D., RNC-OB, LCCE
Director
Evidence-Based Practice/Research
Flagstaff Medical Center
1200 North Beaver Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-773-2307
Fax: 928-213-6237
E-mail: preventingfasd@gmail.com

Teresa Kellerman
Director
Fetal Alcohol Resource Center
7725 East 33rd Street
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-296-9172
E-mail: tkellerman@cox.net

FASD State Task Force

Arizona Task Force on Preventing Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Co-chair: Linda Lopez
7750 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-327-1529

Co-chair: Cynthia Beckett
1200 North Beaver Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-773-2307

FASD State Web Site

www.fasarizona.com Exit Disclaimer Graphic

FASD State Resources

Fetal Alcohol Resource Center
The Fetal Alcohol Resource Center in Tucson provides family support, a lending library, training, and consultation for families, educators, providers, and professionals. Fetal Alcohol Resource Center also provides screening for possible FASD. Personal family support is available around the State, and there are active support groups in Flagstaff and Tucson.
Web site: www.fascrc.com Exit Disclaimer Graphic

FASD Diagnostic Evaluations
Contact: Chris Cunniff, M.D.
Director
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Medical and Molecular Genetics
PO Box 245073
1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724-5073
Director: Chris Cunniff, MD
Phone: 520-626-5175
Web site: www.ahsc.arizona.edu Exit Disclaimer Graphic


Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status

HCR2041 PDF icon

Funding

2011

Use revenues paid to the district... for the purposes of... (h) Services to adoptive families of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.

2/10/11: Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means.

SCR1037 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2011

36-2007. Alcohol and substance abuse prevention and early intervention commission; membership –
a. The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Early Intervention Commission is established consisting of the following members:
12. A professional who has expertise in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and who works with individuals and families in regard to diagnostic screening and intervention.

2/2/11: Referred to Senate Committee on Finance.

SB1047 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

Criminalization

2009

Amending sections 8-201, 8-802, 8-804, 8-811 and 8-844, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to child protective services. 22. "Neglect" or "neglected" means: (d) Diagnosis by a health Professional of an infant under one year of age with clinical findings consistent with fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol effects.

Effective date of law 6/30/12.

HB 2704 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Criminalization

2008

Section 1. Section 8-201, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read: ...
22. "Neglect" or "neglected" means: ...
(d) Diagnosis by a health Professional of an infant under one year of age with clinical findings consistent with fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol effects.

3/31/08: Held in Senate.

H2024

Criminalization

2003

Makes determination of what constitutes neglect of a child which may include drug or alcohol abuse of the child’s parent, guardian or custodian or the use by the mother of a dangerous drug, a narcotic drug or alcohol during pregnancy if at birth or within a year after birth the child is demonstrably adversely affected by this use...

Effective date of law 12/18/03.