A resource to support service providers in their work with women
These clips supplement provincial training on alcohol and pregnancy. They grew out of requests from service providers to see the evidence-based framework in practice with women. They provide a means of answering many of the shared questions brought forward by service providers who attended provincial education sessions.
Part 1: Setting the Stage
This section outlines a framework for supporting women who use alcohol, tobacco and other substances in pregnancy and beyond. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is described as well as the necessity of prevention.
- Nancy Poole – Intro to FASD Prevention Framework
- Sterling Clarren – Preventing FASD Rationale
- Cristine Urquhart – FASD Prevention Practice Framework
Part 2: Common Clinical Questions
Experts from the field share their practice wisdom and answer a number of common clinical questions.
- Jan Christilaw – Beginning the Conversation with Women
- Jan Christilaw – Readiness
- Pat Chisholm – Managing Our Urgency
- Sarah Payne – Managing Our Reactions
- Sarah Payne – Knowing How You Make a Difference
Part 3: Scenarios
Service providers in various contexts demonstrate using a women-centred, harm-reduction oriented and collaborative motivational approach.
- Scenario 1: Creating Safety
- Scenario 2: Keeping the Door Open
- Scenario 3: Violence Links
- Scenario 4: Asking Makes a Difference
- Scenario 5: Self-Efficacy at the Hospital
- Scenario 6: Polysubstance Harm Reduction
Part 4: Summing Up
The clips conclude with reflections on the importance of prevention and moving forward with the framework.