In total over 30,000 people have taken our online courses, which is incredible. Here are a few course updates to share with you before the holiday season!
CanFASD Celebrates Open Access Week 2022
At CanFASD, we recognize the value in open access research as it helps us to share our research knowledge about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) with a larger number of people. To celebrate Open Access Week, we’d like to highlight a few of our more recent open-access publications.
New on CanFASD’s Youtube Channel – A Five-Part International Seminar Series on FASD Prevention
Canada FASD Research Network sponsored a five-part seminar series that brought together 14 researchers from across the globe to share what is known about preventing alcohol use in pregnancy and supporting women’s health.
12 Days of Mocktails is Back
Throughout the month of December, we will be ringing in the holiday season with our annual #12DaysofMocktails campaign to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
2017 FASD Research Award Winner Dr. Kelly Harding
“Winning the Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award helped to forge new paths in my career. Winning the award not only validated my skills and achievements as an early career researcher, but also helped me make connections and build my network with other researchers in the field, both in Canada and internationally.”
National Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021
Due to the recent discoveries of unmarked grave sites at former residential schools, it is more important than ever that we take action to support Indigenous communities; remember the children who were sent away and never made it home; and honour the survivors. September 30this a day that opens the door to global discussion, education, and reconciliation.
Thinking About FASD Month in 2021
FASD Month is just around the corner! Held every year during the month of September, FASD Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about FASD and the potential impacts of alcohol use during pregnancy and to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of those with FASD.
New Webinar: #WineMoms
Register now for our newest webinar on Wednesday July 28th at 1:00pm eastern time. The webinar, #WineMom: Humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges? will discuss the ‘wine mom’ culture and how alcohol is used to subvert the idea of perfection in motherhood on social media. The webinar will follow a panel discussion hosted by Ana Andrade from the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, with co-presenters Dr. Kelly Harding and … Read More
New Webinar: Thinking About FASD Month
We took a little break from our webinar series for the month of May but we’re jumping back into things this week with a webinar about FASD Month!
Article Summary: Conceptualizing #winemoms in social media
In Canada (and many other countries), women of childbearing age (i.e., between the ages 18 and 35) are consuming more alcohol than ever before. Despites the potential health and social consequences associated with alcohol consumption, its use is increasingly being normalized as part of a stress management regime to cope with day-to-day life.