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The FASD Center

Arkansas

FASD State Contact

Carol Rangel
FASD Project Director
Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services
PO Box 1437, Slot S565
Little Rock, AR 72203
Phone: 501-682-1573
Fax: 501-682-5272
E-mail: carol.rangel@arkansas.gov

FASD State Resources

  • The Single State Agency has developed a PowerPoint presentation on FASD for its 13 Regional Prevention Resource Centers to use in providing community outreach.
  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is training health care providers through the Midwest Regional Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training Center (MRFASTC) and the Partners for Inclusive Communities, a program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. MRFASTC and Partners for Inclusive Communities are sponsored educational programs. Foster parents, child care workers, and child welfare workers are also being trained through agencies of the Division of Child Care and Child Welfare.

FASD Awareness Day Proclamation

2012 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon
2011 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon

Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status

SB705 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Requirements for Professionals

2011

An act to amend the reporting requirement under Garrett’s Law; to required physicians to report alcohol use by a pregnant woman who is under 21; and for other purposes.

4/27/11: Died in Senate at Sine Die adjournment.

SB733 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

Requirements for Professionals

2011

All health care providers involved in the delivery or care of infants shall contact the Department of Human Services regarding an infant born and affected with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, share all pertinent information, including health information, with the department regarding an infant born and affected with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The department shall accept referrals, calls, and other communications from health care providers involved in the delivery or care of infants born and affected with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and develop a plan of safe care for infants affected with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

4/4/11: Designated by Governor as Act 1143, effective date of law not indicated.

SB 446 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

Funding

2007

New Specialized Women’s Services appropriation of $5,000,000 each year for the expansion, enhancement, and evaluation of substance abuse treatment services for pregnant women and women with children to offer Specialized Women’s Services.

4/2/07: Designated by Governor as Act 758, effective date of law not given.