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Does MOFAS Provide Trainings? Yes.

MOFAS provides many different types of training throughout the year that are open to the public, and MOFAS also does private trainings for individual agencies or organizations.  If you are interested in having someone from MOFAS come to your agency and speak, please contact our Training Coordinator, Shauna Feine at sfeine@mofas.org with the following information:
  • Agency/Organization name
  • Contact person name
  • Date of training request
  • Time and length of training request
  • Who will be attending the training (i.e. foster parents, special education students, etc…)
  • How many people will be attending
  • What you would like the presentation to cover (i.e. FASD 101, diagnosis, secondary issues, etc…)

MOFAS charges a fee of $150/hour to do trainings, plus mileage of .55 per mile for round trips of 100 miles or more. However, if your agency cannot afford the set fee, please still contact us. There are a certain amount of trainings we do throughout the year that are free, and we are willing to work within your budget. Once you have contacted MOFAS with your request, we will get back to you to confirm your information. Because we have limited staff and resources, we are unable to personally accept all the training requests we receive. We do however have a Speakers Bureau who assists with training on FASD and one of those speakers may be asked to do your training.

Types of Trainings Offered

We have extensive experience developing and presenting high-quality customized training for a variety of consumers and professionals. We offer basic training on FASD and advanced training on strategies for diverse groups. The training is customized to the needs of the host organization and is competitively priced. On occasion, we may have dedicated grant funds to support specific communities. Some of our most popular options include:

  • The Basics of FASD
  • Educational Strategies for Students with an FASD
  • Strategies for Child Welfare Professionals
  • What Guardians Ad Litem Need to Know About FASD
  • How to Ask the Tough Questions: Screening for FASD
  • What Foster, Pre- and Post-Adoptive Families Need to Know About FASD
  • FASD & Victimization
  • Exploring the Intersection Between FASD and Human Trafficking
  • Crisis Intervention Training on FASD for Law Enforcement & Corrections
  • Changing Course: Modifying Treatment Chemical Dependency Treatment Interventions for Individuals with an FASD
  • The Social Determinants of FASD
  • FASD & Homelessness
  • Supporting System Involved Youth with an FASD
  • What Family Courts Need to Know About FASD
  • It’s a Matter of Justice: FASD & the Law
  • Caregiver Panels
  • Youth and Young Adult Panels

Please contact our Training Coordinator, Shauna Feine at sfeine@mofas.org to schedule a training.

 

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