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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders:
Current Practices
Broadcast Date: May 26, 2009

Course Code: A030

Presenters:

David l. Hill, BSW
Addiction Counselor
Caron Treatment Center
Wernersville, PA

Program Description:

Audience will gain knowledge in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, current
practices, myths, and controversies surrounding this particular disorder.
Treatment options and prevention also will be discussed. In addition, the state of treatment and research in Pennsylvania will be outlined.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and its effects to the families
    and the foster care system

  2. Recognize fetal alcohol spectrum disorder signs and symptoms

  3. Discuss a variety of treatment options available in Pennsylvania

Target Audience:

Family members, and psychologists, counselors, social workers, educators,
nurses, and other mental health professionals who work with individuals
with reactive attachment disorder.

Continuing Education Credits:

ACT 48 2.0
 

CADC 2.0

NBCC 2.0
 

Psychologist 2.0

SW 2.0

CEU 0.2

We are pleased to offer Act 48, CADC, NBCC, Psychologist, Social Work and CEU credits for this webcast. Please download the test and application form before viewing the webcast:  (Adobe PDF); (MS-Word)

For ACT 48--Please download the packet here.

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Lichok at lichokjl@upmc.edu

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Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits

 

EDUCATORS: ACT 48

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer continuing education credits under Act 48 guidelines. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines.

 

CERTIFIED ADDICTION COUNSELORS: CADC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program. 

 

COUNSELORS:  NBCC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic adheres to the NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.

 

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. These programs are being offered for 2.0 continuing education credits.

 

SOCIAL WORKERS:  SW

The indicated number of credit hours of continuing education is provided through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LCSW renewal. For information of social work continuing education, call (412) 624-3711.

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: CEU

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming the indicated hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.

 

For Technical Support: email connellp@upmc.edu  or call Patrick Connell at 412-802-6906 

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