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The focus of this program is building capacity in local organisations so that communities can own and continue to lead FASD prevention activity after the research is finished. The program aims to support communities to use consistent information and ...

Page last updated 7 April 2020

PhD Candidate: Hayley Passmore PhD Title: Improving the management of young people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in detention Summary Health and justice professionals across Australia are urging for an increase in services to better ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019

PhD Candidate: Bree Wagner PhD Title: The Alert Program® Study: development and evaluation of an intervention to improve the self-regulation and executive functioning skills of Australian Aboriginal primary school children with a focus on fetal ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019

PhD Candidate: Dave Tucker PhD Title: Determinants of prenatal alcohol exposure among Aboriginal women in the Pilbara: Developing a statistically validated model of prenatal alcohol consumption for evidence based intervention development Summary The ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019

PhD Candidate: Sharynne Hamilton PhD Title: Talking, Hearing, Understanding, Knowing: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of justice-involved youth undergoing assessment for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in a juvenile detention centre   ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019

PhD Candidate: Natalie Kippin PhD Title: Communication, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and youth justice Summary Language diversity, language disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are common among young people in youth justice populations. ...

Page last updated 23 December 2019

PhD Candidate: Tess Fletcher PhD Title: The psychosocial determinants of alcohol use in pregnancy: Implicaitons for health promotion messages in Western Australia Summary The overarching aim of this study is to provide insights into the psychosocial ...

Page last updated 15 January 2020

The Australian Guide to the diagnosis of FASD was published in May 2016. The e-learning modules to accompany the Guide were released mid 2016. This survey of health professionals will ascertain the effectiveness of the Australian Guide to the ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019

Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience complex cognitive and behavioural difficulties that have significant and long-lasting impacts on social, family, and school functioning. While educational contexts represent a key ...

Page last updated 7 November 2019

Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) are conditions that affect the brain and nervous system during the early developmental periods in utero, and during infancy and childhood. Specific disorders that fall under the NDD term include (but are not ...

Page last updated 14 October 2019