FACE 12 - FASD screening and diagnosing in a male federal penitentiary

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12th Annual FACE Research Rountable

This event was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 t the Stanhope Beach Resort & Conference Centre, Prince Edward Island, Canada as part of the 12th Annual FACE Research Roundtable.  Click here for a list of other session from this conference.

The 12th FACE Research Roundtable was organized by the Motherisk Program and sponsored by the Brewers Association of Canada.  

Presenter:

  • Patricia MacPherson, Senior Research Manager, Addictions Research Centre, Montague, PEI;

This presentation will discuss the results of a research study on screening and diagnosing FASD in a sample of incarcerated adult male federal offenders. A new screening tool, the FASD Brief Screen Checklist was developed by the Addictions Research Centre of Correctional Service Canada and was piloted during this study. A brief overview of the methodology will be provided. The performance of the screening tool will be discussed, and the characteristics and criminal history of male offenders diagnosed with an FASD will be described. Current projects including an FASD screening and prevalence research study in a women’s correctional facility will be discussed.

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Sponsors

The 12th FACE Research Roundtable was organized by the Motherisk Program and sponsored by the Brewers Association of Canada

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Created by Doug Maynard on 2012/01/09 17:36