Social Workers


There is strong evidence that although social work support can and should play a positive role in both prevention and support of FASD, most social workers in Aotearoa/New Zealand feel under-informed on how to effectively work with those impacted by it – see Auckland University research from their 2022 survey in the tab below, as well as a recent (March 2023) research paper from Australia which reaches the same conclusion.

* NEW FASD-CAN INITIATIVE: FASD Learning and Networking group for Social and Support workers (LANSAS)

FASD-CAN is launching a new online FASD learning and networking group, which will meet monthly, beginning Tuesday April 11, 12.30-1.30pm. It'll be facilitated by FASD-experienced social workers and is an opportunity to learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and connect with peers. You can join at any time.

Click here for more details and to register!