Health professionals

FASD Clinical Network

 

Purpose: To coordinate, expand capacity and standardise our approach to FASD referral, diagnosis, management and support in Australia.

 

 

 

FASD Clincians Forum

 

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for health professionals across WA to discuss current issues related to FASD diagnosis and therapy interventions

 

 

 

elearning Modules

 

Australian Government Department of Health 

The 'Women Want to Know' project was developed by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) in collaboration with leading health professional bodies across Australia

Women Want to Know   Accredited elearning modules (RACGP, RANZCOG, Australian College of MIdwives)

 

 

Western Australian Government Drug and Alcohol Office

An Introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders was developed by the Drug and Alcohol Office in collaboration with the Telethon Kids Institute. It provides an overview of alcohol use and women, the impact of alcohol on the developing fetus, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) diagnosis, and FASD prevention including brief interventions and screening.

Introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

Australian Government Department of Health

The 'Women Want to Know' project was developed by FARE in collaboration with leading health professional bodies across Australia

Women Want to Know

 

 

NSW Kids + Families

FASD Awareness videos  4 videos including one for health professionals

 

 

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)

The story of alcohol use in pregnancy Narrated by Professor Elizabeth Elliott

 

 

 

 

Booklets/Brochures/leaflets

 

Australian Government Department of Health

The 'Women Want to Know' project was developed by FARE in collaboration with leading health professional bodies across Australia

Women Want to Know

 

 

Women Want to Know NSW Ministry of Health/Drug and Alcohol Information Service/FARE

Information for health professionals advising Aboriginal women about alcohol and pregnancy

 

 

NT Government Remote Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Program

Yarning about alcohol and pregnancy - Staff Advice Card

 

 

Telethon Kids Institute

These resources were developed by the Telethon Kids Institute to support health professionals address the issue of alcohol use in pregnancy with women. The following resources are available:

Booklet for health professionals

Fact sheet for health professionals

Wallet card for women   

   
These resources are now printed by the Mental Health Commission. The content of these materials remains the same. To order copies of the resources please complete the ORDER FORM and send to:

Administration Officer, Workforce Development Branch, Mental Health Commission

Email  

Fax: 08 9370 2358

 

 

Western Australian Government Drug and Alcohol Office

Resources for health professionals

 

 

Royal Australian College of General Practictioners (RACGP) Resource Library - Red Book

Guidelines for preventative activities in general practice 8th Edition

 

 

RACGP Resource Library - Green Book

RACGP Putting prevention into practice 2nd edition

  

 

Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders; A Guide for Midwives   

 

 

Genetics in Family Medicine: The Australian Handbook for General Practitioners

Contacts, Support and Testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perinatal Data Collection and Statistics

  

National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit

  

Congenital Conditions Register NSW

 

Queensland Perinatal Data Collection Unit

  

South Australia Pregnancy Outcomes Statistics Unit

  

Birth Defects Register South Australia

 

Victorian Birth Defects Register

  

Victorian Perinatal Data Collection Unit

 

WA Register of Developmental Anomalies