FASD Hope is a podcast series about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over nineteen years of lived experience.
FASD Hope is celebrating it's 100th Episode! Episode 100's guest is FASD Champion Advocate and FASD Specialist, Dan Dubovsky, MSW. Dan Dubovsky is a clinician working in behavioral health in a variety of systems including residential treatment, outpatient services, HIV/AIDS, medical social work and training in a variety of positions. Dan has 25 years experience in addressing FASD from a personal and professional point of view. Dan provides consultation in a number of areas to agencies, systems of care, communities, states and provinces to improve outcomes for individuals, families and the programs that provide services to them. Dan is the former FASD Specialist with the SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence. Dan continues to work as an independent FASD Specialist.
In this INFORMATION and HOPE-FILLED episode, Dan shares the following: his journey as a parent of a son with an FASD, how he went from FASD parent advocate to FASD Specialist (and much more!), the complex relationship between FASD and Substance Use treatment, why we need to better identify those individuals with FASD in Substance Use Treatment Programs, advice for parents advocating for their children with FASD and his words of encouragement and hope for those in the FASD community.
EPISODE RESOURCES -
Dan Dubovsky, MSW will be leading a two-part webinar series on November 30, 2021 and December 2, 2021. This webinar series is sponsored by: Proof Alliance NC, The ARC of NC, NWAHEC and Wake Forest School of Medicine.
1. "The Impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Substance Use Treatment" - November 30, 2021 - 10 am - 12:15 pm Eastern Time
Sign up link - www.northwestahec.org/66332
2. "Improving Outcomes in Substance Use Treatment by Modifying Approaches for Individuals with FASD" - December 2, 2021 - 10 am - 12:15 pm Eastern Time
Sign up link - www.northwestahec.org/66771
For more information- if you have questions about registering, if you need auxiliary aids or special services to participate, please contact Gail Pawlik at firstname.lastname@example.org
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