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).
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.
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.
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.
This FREE training targets social workers and social service providers from all fields. Family members, caregivers and providers will also find the information useful. Participants will gain a basic understanding of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs), explore how alcohol affects the developing brain, identify how the neurodevelopmental deficits impair functioning at different developmental ages and stages, learn of appropriate and effective interventions at home, in school and with the justice system and how the social worker can facilitate necessary services to assist individuals and families in finding success in transition, employment and daily living.
This activity has been approved by the MN Board of Social Work Continuing Education Provider Number: CEP-426. Certificates of Attendance will be provided to all attendees.
Presenters, Linda Walinski. R.N.,M.A.,L.P & Stephanie Kolari, MSW
When: May 15, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM—2:30 PM
Where: Duluth Public Library, Green Room
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
Contact: Stephanie Kolari, firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-917-2370