Recorded on August 30, 2017
Research suggests that as many as 60% of adolescents and adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) come into contact with the criminal justice system. FASD is a prenatal brain injury that can make understanding and complying with probation conditions difficult, putting this population at higher risk for recidivism. Learn effective supervision strategies to improve supervision outcomes, prevent crime, and reduce recidivism.
Speaker: Ruth Richardson is the Director of Programs & National Strategic Initiatives, Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
During the webinar, you will: * Examine the challenges that Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) probationers have in meeting probation requirements * Explore reasons why probationers with FASD have a tendency to recidivate * Examine effective supervision and recidivism reduction strategies for this population * Obtain valuable resources and tools to assist you in supporting successful outcomes for probationers with FASD.
* Community Member * Community Corrections Officer * Court System Personnel * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers