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Working with Youth and Adults with an Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
553 Fairview Ave. N, St. Paul, MN 55104
Working with Youth and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
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This training is designed for criminal justice and mental health professionals interested in acquiring a greater understanding of the complexities and challenges associated with FASD within clinical and criminal justice settings. Relevant research findings will be discussed throughout this training as well as practical implications this disorder has for various criminal justice and mental health systems of care. Topics of discussion will include the impact FASD has in correctional settings, community supervision, and clinical mental health services. Other topics to be addressed will include how and why FASD may contribute to criminal offending and victimization as well as a review of comorbid conditions often associated with this disorder. Intervention strategies appropriate for individuals affected by FASD will be explored. Case studies, educational videos, and informational handouts will be used throughout this training.
Explore the complexities of FASD within clinical and criminal justice settings.
Examine intervention strategies appropriate for individuals affected by FASD.
Learn about relevant research findings pertaining to FASD.
Acquire an understanding pertaining to the vast array of comorbid conditions commonly associated with FASD.
Rachel Tiede, MA, MA, is employed at Pathways Counseling Center, Inc. as a mental health practitioner and clinical therapist trainee. Rachel has a master’s degree in education and a second master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Adler Graduate School. Rachel is also a forensic mental health research assistant and professional trainer with the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) and has conducted trainings for other organizations throughout Minnesota. She has been trained in Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Thinking for a Change (T4C), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Rachel appeared on Fox 9 News in an interview regarding high-conflict divorce and is currently writing a chapter for a text book on this topic. Rachel is also an adjunct instructor for Concordia University, St. Paul and Hamline University. She is also an active board member for the Midwest Alliance on Shaken Baby Syndrome (MASBS).
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ADDRESS: 553 Fairview Ave. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104