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Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Social Justice — Moving Forward

18 - 21 April 2012 The Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia

This conference will provide a forum to share research, experience and practice in order to discuss how we can effectively sustain and enhance the lives of adolescents and adults with FASD, their families, service providers, and communities. Are we adequately addressing and supporting the needs and rights of adolescents and adults with FASD within our society? Do individuals with FASD have timely and appropriate access to health care, housing, social services, legal and civil justice and employment? How can we build on the strengths of existing systems to identify and address barriers and move forward to provide effective ethical support? How do we provide focused and targeted approaches across services, and systems to create an integrated and collaborative approach to supporting individuals with FASD? These are the essential elements for social justice and we are just starting to explore and understand what will be required to put these into action.

For further information, a downloadable advance notice, or to submit an abstract, please visit our website at http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Adults.html or contact 604-827-3112 or via e-mail ipcde2 [at] interchange [dot] ubc [dot] ca.

Abstract submissions will be accepted until September 14, 2011!

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