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Spotlight on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Seminar Series

Spotlight on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – issues, intersections and implications for those working with young people and adults in the justice system.

Four 90 minute seminars will explore FASD and Justice with speakers from a range of Justice backgrounds around New Zealand.

Each speaker will explore material from research and practice and highlight best practice in helping youth and adults with FASD in the Criminal Justice System in Aotearoa New Zealand. Facilitated by Associate Professor Anita Gibbs.

Three seminars and one webinar include:

Seminar 1

Thursday 22 October 4:00‐5.30 pm

Venue: Surveying Seminar Room SV2.05, 310 Castle Street, North Dunedin

Overview of FASD and Justice and a Youth Justice and Social Work Practice Framework.

Presented by Dr Anita Gibbs and Vanessa Oatley

Seminar 2

Thursday 5 November 4:00‐5.30pm

Venue: TBC upon registration

Communication Assistance and Helping People with FASD as they come into contact with legal systems, professionals and processes.

Presented by Bridget McArthur and Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch

Seminar 3

Thursday 19 November 4:00‐5.30pm

Venue: Room 7N10 – Richardson Building

Research and practice issues involving youth and adults in Court proceedings and formal criminal justice processes.

Presented by Dr Valerie McGinn

Webinar 4

Thursday 26 November 4:00‐5.30pm

ZOOM link TBC upon registration

Research involving youth in formal criminal justice processes.

Presented Dr Kesia Sherwood.

Register for the seminar series by email (as soon as possible)

Date Thursday, 22 October 2020 - Thursday, 26 November 2020
Time 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audience Public,All University,Allied health professionals
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Open Seminar
DepartmentSociology, Gender Studies and Criminology, Social and Community Work
Location22 October Seminar with be held in the Surveying Seminar Room, SV2.05, 310 Castle Street
Location for the other seminars and ZOOM session with be confirmed on registration
Register via email
Contact NameAnita Gibbs
Contact Phone+64 3 479 5677

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