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News & Events
Michelle Clarke Award for Excellence in FASD Service Delivery
Do you know a frontline FASD worker who demonstrates professional excellence and is a leader in the FASD community? We invite you to nominate deserving individuals for the annual Michelle Clarke Award for Excellence in FASD Service Delivery. Deadline is March 8, 2019. Download nomination forms here…
Experienced Network Weaver Wanted
CFAN is seeking a Network Weaver to support the implementation of the vision and strategy of the FASD Collective. This is a 16-hour a week contract position ending March 31, 2021. Submisisons due February 18, 2019. Learn more…
Teacher Training Opportunity - Feb. 20, 2019
CFAN's full day training will provide educators with the tools to work with students diagnosed or suspected of having FASD. The training will cover FASD basics, substance use during pregnancy, evidence-based strategies, prevention, and community supports and services. Learn more…
Next CFAN Membership Meeting - Feb. 21, 2019
Members and community partners are invited to join CFAN at our next Membership Meeting February 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Hull Services (1847 48th Street SE.) This month’s topic is FASD & Natural Supports with guest speaker Diana Wark. Learn more …
FASD Collective Meeting - Feb. 26, 2019
The FASD Collective brings together individuals and organizations from across backgrounds and sectors to improve outcomes and community conditions for individuals and families affected by FASD. The group currently has three working groups – A Strategic Council (for agency/community leaders), an Advocacy Group, and a Collaborative Solutions Group (for front-line workers). Find out more about the Collective and how to get involved at an open meeting Feb. 26 at 9 - 11 a.m. at Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW) in Boardroom EB 3047.
Committee Members Needed
We need YOU! CFAN is currently seeking 3 to 4 members for our Empowerment Fund Granting Committee. Prospective members should be available to commit to a 2-year term with approximately 4 meetings per year. Applicants should should be CFAN members, have knowledge of FASD and services, and be passionate about supporting the community. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Invitation to Participate
The ALBERTA FASD FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL is looking for participants for their study on inclusive employment. They are gathering information on the state of inclusive employment for individuals with FASD in Alberta. The purpose is to learn more about families’ views on ‘promising practices’, gaps and strengths in the support systems. Your views will help the Council to develop family - focused policy recommendations focused on achieving greater inclusive employment outcomes for adults with FASD.
To participate and share your family experiences with employment supports for adults with FASD. Please contact Kevin Veenstra at email@example.com or call (780) 451 3055 ext. 408. Interviews can be done in person or over the phone.
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At 9:09 on September 9 (the ninth day of the ninth month) – a time inspired by the nine months of pregnancy – people across the world gather every year to celebrate the successes of families and individuals affected by FASD.
STOP FASD Run
Thanks to Kari Weber for organizing the first STOP FASD Run at Edworthy Park and everyone who came out to raise awareness about FASD! To see more, click here.