Agenda for the FASD Regional Training.

July 21-22, 2022

Alerus Center Grand Forks, ND


Thursday July 21

1:00   Tom Donaldson and Carl Young:  FASD United: Conference Welcome

1:15   How a personalized conference works.

1: 30 – 2:30   Lauren Fleming and Connor Sheridan –UND Medical students –

                       “FASD in North Dakota: The numbers matter “

2:40 – 3:00   Kimberly Hurby RN, MSN – Disabilities Council Initiative

3:00- 3:15   Questions and Break

3:15- 4:15   Carl Young and Parents – Parenting and FASD

4:15– 5:00   Larry Burd, PhD - “FASD: Where we are at and future plans in North Dakota”

5:00 – 7:00   Reception for families, speakers and service providers (Beverages and Hors d’oeuvres)


Friday July 22

8:50 ­– 9:00   Todays Agenda and Service providers

9:00 –9:45   Douglas Waite, MD (Video Presentation) FASD: An office based approach to diagnosis

                     and management for a pediatrician


                    What New York City and North Dakota have in Common?

9:45-10:00   Altru FASD Screening Clinic - It’s New: Increasing Access to Services

10:00 – 11:05   Carol Weiler, Disabilities Advocate & Mandy Dendy, Staff Attorney - Protection & Advocacy,                                     “Supported Decision-Making (SDM) in North Dakota”

11:10 – 12:00   Jennifer Modeen, MSW and Mary Burd, LSW Mentella: This is the school! You need to come

                         and get your child he/she is out of control. School based interventions

12:00 – 1:00   Box lunch: A Conversation with Families: What we need and when we need it

                       (Diagnosis, interventions, respite care, and lots more)

1:00 – 2:00   William Edwards, JD and Rachael Sinness, JD HELP: Who to Call for Services

                     and How to Get Them

2:15 – 3:00   Larry Burd PhD Discussion and identification of needed services