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Evaluation of information and support for parents and carers of children with a Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

 

Overview

The aims of the research were to:

The research study sought to identify and evaluate the information and resources through:

In addition, two workshops were held in response to needs identified by foster carers for information on FASD through face-to-face settings. Seventeen foster carers attended. Two additional workshops were held with staff from the Department for Child Protection, with 97% of staff attending indicating that it was useful and practical, and relevant to their work with children and families.

This project was funded by Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)

Abstract adapted from Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)

Contacts

Dr Amanda Wilkins
Developmental Paediatrician and Honorary Research Fellow
Heather Jones
Manager FASD Projects
Dr Rochelle Watkins
Research Fellow
Telethon Kids Institute
The University of Western Australia
100 Roberts Road
Subiaco WA 6008
PO Box 855
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: (08) 9489 7724
Fax: (08) 9489 7700
Email: fasd@childhealthresearch.org.au

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Level 1, 40 Thesiger Court
PO Box 19
Deakin West ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6122 8600
Fax: (02) 6232 4400
Email: fare@fare.org.au

Related publications

Wilkins A, Jones H, Watkins R, Mutch R, Bower C (2013)

Evaluation of information and support for parents and carers of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: final report January 2013.

Perth, WA: Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

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Last updated: 25 March 2014
 
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