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FASD Hub Training 

Developed by researchers from the University of Sydney and Telethon Kids Institute, these free training materials are designed for health professionals involved in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) assessment and diagnosis.

eLearning modules to accompany the Australian Guide to the diagnosis of FASD

These free, self-paced eLearning modules are designed to give health professionals an introduction to FASD, an understanding of the risks of alcohol use in pregnancy and how to assess alcohol use, information needed to conduct assessment using the three diagnostic criteria, principles for discussing diagnosis and developing a management  plan, and and understanding of the referral and screening pathway. 

FASD Clinical Workshop Facilitator Manual

Looking to hold your own clinical training workshop? This manual contains all the information required to prepare, coordinate, deliver and evaluate a FASD Clinical Workshop. These training materials are designed for clinicians who have already undertaken the FASD eLearning modules. 

Other Training

The following training opportunities are offered by other organisatiosn, including universities, government, non-profit, advocacy and other groups. These include free and paid courses. 

The FASD Hub is not responsible for the content or administration of these training courses. 

Supporting alcohol-free pregnancy and safe breastfeeding

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The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) partnered with Medcast to produce this evidence-based eLearning course, which takes 60 – 90 minutes to complete.

Every Moment Matters is a national campaign supporting alcohol-free pregnancies and safe breastfeeding practices, endorsed and funded by the Australian Government.

WA Health AUDIT-C Learning Guide

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Self-directed learning guide for health professionals

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This four-part module and additional resources are designed for school leadership teams to present to their staff. They examine how FASD impacts on learning and provide a range of strategies to support students with diverse learning needs.

Explained by the Brain

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This online training is for Parents and Carers of young people impacted by FASD, and has been developed by Dr Vanessa Spiller, a Clinical Psychologist and parent to a young adult with FASD. 

FASD Prevention & Health Promotion Resources

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This flexible, modular package of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention and Health Promotion Resources is designed for face to face workshops with health professionals.

UWA Short Courses and Graduate Certificate

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Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of FASD

The aim of the Graduate Certificate is to provide clinicians with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based assessment and diagnosis of FASD. 

Note: Applications close on the 31st of January 2024.

FASD Short Courses (Micro-credentials)

1. History and Characteristics of FASD

This micro-credential will cover the historical and social context of FASD and common comorbidities.

2. Considerations for FASD Diagnosis

This micro-credential will outline the relevant ethical issues in FASD assessments and intervention strategies.

3. FASD Supervision

Students completing this micro-credential will receive online peer group supervision led and moderated by Professor Carmela Pestell (Clinical Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist) and Dr Grace Tan (Master/PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology). 

Expressions of Interest for 2024 registrations are now open for the micro-credentials.

FASD Training

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The Prevention Services Division at the Mental Health Commission (WA) provides a range of training to health professionals and service providers about FASD. (1) Healthy women and pregnancy (2) Healthy women and pregnancy - Aboriginal focus on FASD in communities (3) 'New' valuable conversations: applying TICP & MI to alcohol use during pregnancy

NOFASD Training Modules


As a national organisation, NOFASD Australia delivers education and training to a wide range of audiences across Australia. The content and format of workshops is tailored according to the needs of the participants, to include caregivers, educator, disability services, justice, child protection and health sector professionals.

You can find out more here

Australian Fundamentals in FASD

For service providers and government agencies, this course will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the challenges your clients and their families experience and how you can provide FASD-informed supports.

For parents, carers and adults with FASD, this course sets a benchmark that you can expect as a minimum from the service providers you engage with.

Reframe Training

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Developed by researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute, Reframe Training is an evidence-based program that empowers frontline staff to recognise the challenges faced by young people with neurodisability, reframe their associated behaviours, and respond appropriately.

Understanding and Responding to FASD

A one-day workshop run by Prue Walker for professionals to develop skills and strategies for supporting individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
In this workshop, we will be exploring topics including:

  • What is FASD? How does prenatal alcohol exposure affect the brain?
  • Common features of FASD
  • How to get a diagnosis
  • FASD Practice Principles for supporting children, young people and adults
  • Developing care plans and interventions
  • Therapies and NDIS funded supports 
  • Managing complexity in child protection and youth justice settings
  • Case Studies - applying FASD practice to common scenarios