Michigan Coalition for
Fetal Alcohol Resources, Education, and Support
MCFARES is Michigan's
Tickets are SOLD OUT for this event.
The MTG Space
Greater Lansing Association of Realtors Building
4039 Legacy Parkway, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48911
Map & Directions to the MTG Space Conference Center
8:00 to 9:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Conference Schedule (includes lunch)
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during the conference.
Hotel for attendees:
Best Western Okemos/East Lansing Hotel and Suites
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos, MI 48864
6 Hours of Social Work and Education continuing education credits will be offered.
Christina Chambers, Ph.D.: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Common but Under-Recognized Developmental Disability
Julie Kable, Ph.D.: Improving the lives of Individuals Impacted by Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and for Those Who Care for Them
Heather Carmichael Olson, Ph.D.: Bringing the Innovative Families Moving Forward Program to Michigan
Breakout Sessions (two per attendee):
Adrienne Bashista: The Brain-Based Approach to FASD (Parts 1 and 2)
Nate Sheets: Cognitive Supports for People with FASD (Parts 1 and 2)
Emily Rusnak, Julie Kable, & Parent Panel: Supporting Children with FASD in the Classroom
Charisse Cossu-Kowalski: Supports and Services for Children and Adults
Barbara Wybrecht: Equal Justice: Is It Possible for Those with an FASD?
Self-Advocates Panel: Living, Learning, and Succeeding with FASD
Charlyss Ray and Mary Jo Kurily: Sensory Strategies for FASD through the Lifespan
Anna Hon and Bonnie Ekdahl: Sharing FASD HELPS: Lessons Learned on the Rez