We are a non-profit organization that provides multidisciplinary conferences to health professionals and the community on health-related issues in an interdisciplinary environment.

6th National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

April 9 – April 12, 2014

The Hyatt Regency Vancouver


Conference Description:

It is imperative to a just society to acknowledge, address and support adolescents and adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder within the context of ethical service provision. Now is the time for the exploration, examination and deliberation of what we do, how we do it and how we might change. The conference will bring together a diverse group of professionals, families and individuals with FASD to discuss research, evidence, model practice and ideas to expand how we sustain and enhance the lives of individuals with FASD. Participants will consider and debate how we continue to build on strengths and modify existing programs, services and systems to address barriers to ethical practice in healthcare, housing, social services, mental health, criminal and civil justice, employment and education. Participants will explore ideas for the creation and provision of integrated and collaborative approaches across systems with an emphasis on inclusion, creating a good life, social justice and practicality.

To view the advance notice, please visit: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/AdultsWithFASD2014/Adults_FASD2014_AdvNotice.pdf   

Call for abstracts now available! For submission guidelines, please visit: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/AdultsWithFASD2014/Adults_FASD2014_AdvNotice.pdf#page=2

Abstract submission is now available! To submit your abstract, please visit: http://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/interprofessional/submissionForm.asp?conference_id=32

For further information and future updates, please visit the course website at http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca. Email marketing.ipce@ubc.ca to get on an enquiry list for updates.