Formerly known as MOFAS: Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Exciting News
from MOFAS

If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Why PR%F

We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.

Why Alliance?

We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.

What's Next?

Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.

What Nurses Need to Know about FASD- Webinar

Nurses play a key role in preventing prenatal exposure to alcohol and in empowering individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).  This webinar will provide a broad overview of both FASD prevention and intervention in the context of nursing.  It is geared to nurses from all fields and levels.  Professionals, providers, families and caregivers will also find the information useful.

Carol Seifert, RN, PHN, is a Women’s Health Specialist at Health Partners. She has been in this position for 19 plus years working with pregnant women with substance abuse and psychosocial issues. She has worked in the past with Minnesota Healthy Roots and with the University of Minnesota in developing and providing provider education re: this topic. She also has extensive experience in teaching and coordinating perinatal education. She worked with the March of Dimes for a number of years developing and implementing patient and provider education in Minnesota and on a national level. She has a BSN from Marquette University and is a registered Public Health Nurse.

Presenter: Carol Seifert
Date:  Monday, June 16, 2014
Time:  12:00—1:30 PM
Cost: $10

Registration required: http://bit.ly/1jOAxTy

Contact: Stephanie Kolari, stephanie@mofas.org or 651-917-2370

June 16 What Nurses Need to Know about FASD

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