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Call for Abstracts--Fifth National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder It’s a Matter of Justice!

Deadline September 14, 2011

April 18 – 21, 2012
The Hyatt Regency
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
This conference will provide a forum to share research, experience and practice in order to discuss how we can effectively sustain and enhance the lives of adolescents and adults with FASD, their families, service providers, and communities. Are we adequately addressing and supporting the needs and rights of adolescents and adults with FASD within our society? Do individuals with FASD have timely and appropriate access to health care, housing, social services, legal and civil justice and employment? How can we build on the strengths of existing systems to identify and address barriers and move forward to provide effective ethical support? How do we provide focused and targeted approaches across services, and systems to create an integrated and collaborative approach to supporting individuals with FASD? These are the essential elements for social justice and we are just starting to explore and understand what will be required to put these into action.
 
For further information, a downloadable advance notice, or to submit an abstract, please visit our website at http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Adults.html or contact 604-827-3112 or via e-mail rena.ipce@ubc.ca.
 
We are now accepting abstract submissions until September 14, 2011!