On-Demand Webinars


The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) is the statewide source for comprehensive, customized training and education on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Offers On-Demand Webinars on a variety of topics, to increase knowledge and a better understanding of the impact, treatment, and prevention of FASD.

Continuing Education (CEU)

Participants will not receive Continuing Education (CE) or Certificate of Attendance credit for viewing these On-Demand Webinars. Some CE options may be available for a modest cost. For more information on possible CE credits, please contact Shauna Feine at MOFAS at sfeine@mofas.org or 651-917-2370.

  • Creating Calm Without the Storm

    Presenter: Samantha Moe, M.A., SLP, Mad2Glad

    Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Behavioral Health & Recovery

    Presenters: Ruthie Dallas, Minnesota Department of Human Services; Brian Zirbes, MA, LPCC, LADC, Minnesota Department of Human Services

  • Praise for Change: Creating One Less Meltdown

    Presenter: Michael Harris, MA, LP, SEP, FASD Elephant

    FASD, Early Life Trauma, and Attachment in Older Child Adoption

    Presenter: Serena Patterson, PhD, Grunberg Patterson Counseling and Psychological Services

  • It Takes a Village: Exploring Relationships in Families of Children with an FASD

    Presenters: Kelly Coons, Laurentian University; Tara Hughes, student at Laurentian University; Shelley Watson, PhD, Laurentian University

    Waves of Grief: The Elephant in the Room

    Presenter: Kathy Hotelling, PhD, Navigating Life with an FASD

  • Biopsychosocial Assessment for Challenging Sexual Behavior

    Presenter: Shelley Watson, PhD, Laurentian University

    One Key Question for Every Woman: Better Integration of Preventive Reproductive Health into Primary Care

    Presenter: Sharon Meiran, MD, JD, Oregon Foundation on Reproductive Health

  • Caregiver Fatigue

    Presenter: Lisabeth Mackall, M.S.CCC-SLP, Public Speaker

    MOFAS live! – FASD and Victimization

    Presenters: Ruth Richardson, MOFAS Director of Programs; Anita Garvey, mother; Melissa Fredin, mother and MOFAS Family Engagement Coordinator (FEC).

  • MOFAS live! – FASD Prevention Begins Before Pregnancy

    Presenters: Ruth Richardson, MOFAS Director of Programs; Dr. Jeffrey Wozniak, University of Minnesota; Denise Silvers; Brian Zirbes, LPCC, LADC, Minnesota Department of Human Services; Tiffany Morgan

    MOFAS live! – Advancing Justice and Equity

    Presenters: Ruth Richardson, MOFAS Director of Programs; Madison; Marc Laurie, law enforcement officer; Andrea Jepsen, esq., School Law Center; Sara Messelt, MOFAS Executive Director

  • MOFAS live! – FASD and Human Rights

    Presenters: Ruth Richardson MOFAS Director of Programs; Judith Eckerle, MD, University of Minnesota; Laura Bloch, MOFAS Board of Directors; Alex Miller, MOFAS YouthACT Thundercat; and Alexei Dickinson, MOFAS YouthACT Thundercat

    FASD Basics

    Presenter: Dr. Jeff Wozniak of the University of Minnesota

  • Introduction to FASD and Human Rights

    Presenter: Ruth Richardson, Director of Programs, MOFAS

    Barriers to Justice: From False Confessions to Mental Health and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Presenter: Steven Kaplan, Esq., Fredrikson & Byron, PA

  • It’s a Matter of Justice: Modifications for Disability in the Court Room

    Presenters:  Honorable Bruce Peterson, Hennepin County; Honorable Michael Jeffrey, Barrow Alaska; Amy Dawson, Esq., Autism Advocacy and Law Center

    Neurodiversity as the Next Civil Rights Movement

    Presenter:  Jonathan Mooney

  • Protecting the Smallest Voice of All: The Role of Child Welfare Social Work

    Presenter:  Liam Curran, MSc, Independent FASD Educator

    From Deinstitutionalization to Mass Incarceration: The Human Rights Tragedy of FASD

    Presenter:  Susan Rich, MD, MPH, 7th Generation Foundation, Inc.

  • Making Employment Work for You

    Presenter:  Dan Stewart, Ph.D.,MA, JD, Minnesota Disability Law Center

    Criminalization of Mothers Struggling with Addiction

    Presenter:  Tom Castelli, Esq., American Civil Liberties Union

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research Update

    Presenter:  Jeffrey R. Wozniak, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

    Navigating Life with an FASD: The Right to a Good Life

    Presenter:  Kathy Hotelling, Ph.D., ABPP, Navigating Life with an FASD

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences in Minnesota: The Research, the Data, and the Minnesota Response

    Presenters:  Autumn Baum, JD, Minnesota Department of Health; Anna Lynn, MPP, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Thank you for the FASD and Human Rights Webinar. What an ambitious project and what a better world it will be when you accomplish it.

– Catherine Cwiakala, LMSW

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This site is provided to families and professionals as an informative site on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It is not intended to replace professional medical, psychological, behavioral, legal, nutritional or educational counsel. Reference to any specific agency does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MOFAS.