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*This event is open to the public*

This is a live interactive webinar. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the workshop.


Presenters: Carolyn Caldwell, PhD, received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Cincinnati and completed her pre-doctoral internship training in pediatric neuropsychology at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI.

Maureen Van Stone, Esq., MS, is the director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the founding director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law), a MCDD community-based program.


CEUs/Category: 3.0 Cat. 1 CEUs


Course Description: This workshop will provide an overview on FASDs including the current terminology, clinical characteristics, and structural changes in the brain. A case example will be reviewed highlighting the physical characteristics as well as the cognitive and behavioral phenotype. Finally, implications for effective identification and programming in the educational environment will be discussed.


Instructional Level: Intermediate


Learning Objectives: This workshop is designed to help participants:

1.  Define FASDs including the physical, cognitive, and behavioral characteristics.

2.  Describe the neuroanatomic/neurophysiologic underpinnings of FASDs.

3.  Identify the educational implications, including identification, instructional strategies and modifications, and transition planning.


Target Populations:

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Nurses
  • Clinical and medical staff
  • Direct support professionals
  • Other community service providers
  • Speech/Physical/Occupational therapists
  • Students/trainees


Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. Kennedy Krieger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 3.0 Continuing Education Credits (Category 1) will be granted to social workers and licensed psychologists. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines. No conflicts have been identified (this includes commercial support and research grants/funding). The registration fees include: $55 registration fee will be charged for professionals, $15 registration for parents/caregivers/individuals with disabilities, and $10 for students/trainees workshop registrations.


There is no processing fee required for payment by check. Apply promo code "PAYBYCHECK” at checkout. All checks must be received five business days prior to the training. If you are paying by check, please write the date of the session on the memo line. For example: "SLS July 14"​​


Make check payable to: Kennedy Krieger Institute (In note section write "MCDD SLS July 14")


Mail check to: Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Attn: MCDD Training Program, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244


Kennedy Krieger Institute Employees:  If your department will be covering the cost of the training, please enter your budget code when prompted. Enter promo code "KKISTAFF" at checkout. Your total will go to $0.00 so that payment can be received via interdepartmental budget transfer.


Cancellation Policy:  Refund requests must be received by e-mail  seven business days before the training. No refunds will be made thereafter.


Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute reserves the right to cancel any of its workshops due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, we will refund the registration fee only and not additional costs associated with attending the workshop. Should you have any questions, call 443-923-5555.