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Empathy in Action: Supporting Parents, Infants, and School-Aged Children Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm


This full-day, in-person conference is an essential learning experience for nurses, mental health clinicians, pediatric providers, and families impacted by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Enhance participants’ ability to recognize the foundations and behavioral symptoms of FASD.
  • Teach participants advocacy skills to support children diagnosed with FASD in academic settings.
  • Equip clinicians with practical strategies for effectively supporting parents of children with a neonatal diagnosis or FASD.

Target Audience: Nurses, mental health clinicians, and pediatric providers

Disclosure/Commercial Support: The speakers and planners for this event do not have any conflicts of interest to report for this activity. There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Outcomes: After attending the program, 85% of learners will report an increase in knowledge and intent to incorporate information on the signs and symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, as well as practical strategies for supporting parents who have a child with a neonatal or FASD diagnosis in a clinical setting into their professional practice. Three months after the program, 75% of attendees will report incorporating the information into professional practice.

Registration: Click here to register. Space is limited. Early registration is encouraged.

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours: The program has been awarded 4.0 contact hours. The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. P115- 6/2024. Approval status does not imply endorsement by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, NJSNA or by ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.

Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education program, the registrant must sign in on the sign-in sheet, attend the entire conference, and complete and submit an online evaluation. A certificate of completion will be distributed electronically within two weeks of the event.

Questions? Contact Yvelisse Gonzalez, Senior Manager of Public Health Programs, at ygonzalez@pmch.org


June 7
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern NJ
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Van Vleck House and Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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(973) 744-4752
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