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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence welcomes you to its Webinar page. Our goal is to provide visitors with opportunities to learn about FASD and to increase awareness and interest in the prevention and treatment of FASD.


  • Healthy Baby, Healthy Life: Provider Perspectives and Roles in Addressing FASD
    September 9, 2015 marked the 16th annual celebration of International FASD Awareness Day. The SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence celebrated 9/9 this year with a free Webinar featuring a two-part panel discussion on the theme of Healthy Baby, Healthy Life. A panel of four service providers joined us for a 90-minute discussion on key issues related to having a healthy pregnancy, and identifying individuals with an FASD and helping them live a healthy life. The PowerPoint and video/audio from this Webinar are now available!


  • Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) #58
    The SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence, in partnership with MOFAS, hosted a free Webinar on September 9, 2014 for the 15th annual International FASD Awareness Day. The Webinar provided an overview of SAMHSA's new landmark publication Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, #58 in the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series and the first TIP to directly address FASD prevention and intervention. Materials from that Webinar are now available for download.

  • Webinar Series: FASD State Capacity Building
    This three-part Webinar series offered by the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence, in collaboration with the National Association of FASD State Coordinators (NAFSC), presents information on building the capacity within state government and health care systems to address the prevention and treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
    Part 1: Using FASD Data Sources to Build State Capacity
    Original presentation date: 3/13/2014
    This session describes available FASD data resources and research to demonstrate the need for FASD prevention and treatment services to state decision-makers.
    Part 2: Building State Capacity to Address FASD
    Original presentation date: 4/3/2014
    This session introduces five key elements of effective FASD prevention and treatment initiatives at the state level and provides examples of successful implementation from several states.
    Part 3: Strategic Planning to Guide Existing Efforts to Address FASD Statewide
    Original presentation date: 4/16/2014
    This session focuses on the development of state-based strategic planning efforts to address FASD.

  • FASD Center/MOFAS 3-part Webinar Series
    In this 3-part Webinar series, national experts present information about FASD prevalence, prevention, co-occurring issues, and treatment strategies. This series was sponsored by the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence and the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS).
    Part 1, FASD Basics
    Original presentation date: 2/13/14; Rebroadcast: 2/25/14
    This session provided an introduction to FASD, including information on prevention and intervention.
    Part 2, FASD and Co-Occurring Disorders
    Original presentation date: 2/20/14
    This session focused on understanding the connection between FASD and co-occurring mental health disorders.
    Part 3, Family Matters: Strategies for Successful Outcomes
    Original presentation date: 2/27/14
    This session presented strategies for improving outcomes for individuals with an FASD.


  • International FASD Awareness Day and the 40th Anniversary of FAS - September 2013
    Original presentation date: 9/9/2013
    The FASD Center hosted its first Webinar on September 09, 2013, International FASD Awareness Day. This Webinar highlighted valuable information for providers and for individuals who may be new to the topic of FASD, including: background information on FASD, national survey results on pregnant women and drinking, and strategies to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy.

Keep checking the FASD Center for Excellence’s website for upcoming Webinars.