Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and the criminal justice system

On July 28, 2016, EENet and the Provincial Human Services & Justice Coordinating Committee presented a webinar: "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Criminal Justice System."

This webinar discussed:

  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) causes, treatment, and therapy options
  • How the justice system currently deals with individuals with FASD
  • Gaps and challenges in the justice system with regards to individuals with FASD
  • Recommendations for working with clients who have FASD and have become involved with the justice system

View the webinar recording and the presentation slides.

The presenter

Melody Hawdon, Dual Diagnosis Clinician, CMHA Sault Ste. Marie

For more information about the HSJCC, visit www.hsjcc.on.ca.