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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

A look at some of the major issues, findings, and practices around FASD and the court system.

Description: This webcast will include:

  • A review of mental health provisions in the criminal code as they apply to those with FASD.
  • A review of assessments completed by a multidisciplinary diagnostic group.
  • Specific examples from court of incidents involving persons with FASD.
  • A discussion of the varying levels of FASD diagnosis, how they are handled within the court system and the difficulties that can arise.

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Length: 1 hour