Expanding the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

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Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Tip 58

Latest TIP Covers Expansion of FASD Prevention and Treatment

TIP 58: Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is the first entry in SAMHSA's long-standing TIP series to address FASD directly. It provides strategies and recommendations for expanding FASD prevention and treatment efforts across behavioral health settings.

Featuring content developed and reviewed by substance abuse and mental health FASD experts from across the country, TIP 58 also provides guidance for program administrators, as well as a variety of checklists and tools to assist service implementation.

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Sterling K. Clarren

Read the new entry in our ongoing Ask the Expert column featuring an interview with Dr. Sterling K. Clarren, co-chair of the TIP and a long-time FASD researcher, clinician, and author. Dr. Clarren discusses his career, the development of the TIP, and his vision of how the field can use this landmark publication to expand FASD-related services.

Read the Dr. Clarren Interview

Fact Sheet: Integrating FASD Services

SAMHSA has also posted a new entry in our Technical Assistance (TA) Impact Fact Sheet series, titled Integrating Sustainable Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Services in Your Existing Service Setting — Part 2. This fact sheet presents lessons learned from integrating the Screening and Brief Intervention evidence-based program into a Women, Infants, and Children nutrition education program in Ohio.

Download the New TA Impact Fact Sheet [PDF – 269KB]

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