Books

Books

The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Overcoming Secondary Disabilities  (1997)
Edited by Ann Streissguth and Jonathan Kanter, University of Washington

Proceedings from the International FAS Conference in Seattle, September 4-6, 1996.

Chapters of particular interest to those concerned with legal issues:

  • FAS and the Social Security Disability Process: Navigating the System , by Peter H.D. McKee.
  • Representing the FAS Client in a Criminal Case , by JeaniceDagher-Margosian.
  • A Judicial Perspective on FAS: Memories of the Making of Nanook of the North , by C. Cunliffe Barnett.
  • Legal Issues and FAS , by Robin LaDue and Tom Dunne.
  • FAS: Preventing and Treating Sexual Deviancy , by Natalie Novick. Available for $17.95 (WA State residents add 8.8 % sales tax) plus $5.00 for shipping (and $1.00 for each additional book) 

University of Washington Press
P.O. Box 50096
Seattle, WA 98145-5096

Telephone: (206) 543-8870 or (800) 441-4115
Fax: (800) 669-7993
Email:   uwpord@u.washington.edu


Fantastic Antone Succeeds (1993)
Edited by Judith Kleinfeld and Siobhan Wescot

A book about experiences in educating children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Available for $30 (hardback); $20 (paperback) from: University of Alaska Press  PO Box 756240
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240

Telephone: (888) 252-6657, (907) 474-5813
Fax: (907) 474-5502
E-mail:   fypress@uaf.edu


Fantastic Antone Grows Up (2000)
Edited by Judith Kleinfeld with Barbara Morse and Siobhan Wescott

A field guide to life with an adolescent or young adult with FAS/FAE. It consists of separate chapters written by psychologists, teachers, birth and adoptive parents, and alcohol-affected individuals themselves.

Available for $20 (paperback) from: University of Alaska Press  PO Box 756240
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240

Telephone: (888) 252-6657, (907) 474-5813
Fax: (907) 474-5502
E-mail:   fypress@uaf.edu


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Curriculum for Addiction Professionals: Level 2

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Curriculum for Addiction Professionals: Level 2, was developed as a joint project of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS). The curriculum aims to help addiction professionals prevent, recognize and address FADS. It is intended as a training for social workers, certified addiction counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and others in the treatment and recovery field. This curriculum has been designed for professionals who work with men, women, and adolescents in treatment, though some of the competencies (e.g., Prevention) focus on issues specific to women.

Available for free from: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)




Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and the Criminal Justice System
By Julianne Conry, Ph.D. and Diane K. Fast, M.D., Ph.D.

This book provides information about people with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects in the criminal justice system. Judges, Lawyers, probation and parole offices, those working within the legal system, individuals and their families will find this tool an excellent resource.

Available for $49.95 + $5.00 S&H from: BC FAS Resource Society
P.O. Box 525
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3P2
Canada

Telephone: (604) 467-5591
Fax: (604) 467-7102


Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Implications for Correctional Service  (1998)
By Fred J. Boland, Ph. D., Rebecca Burrill, Michelle Duwyn and Jennifer Karp

This report reviews the literature on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome from the perspective of the implications this condition might have for the criminal justice system and for Correctional Service Canada.


Tools for Success, Working with Youth with FAS/FAE in the Juvenile Justice System  (2002)
By the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS)

This comprehensive guide contains information on the extent of the problem of FAS/FAE, background and history of FAS/FAE, effective and appropriate intervention strategies for youth with FAS/FAE, and resources and referrals. The resource guide contains seven chapters, which highlight legal issues, disposition options and transition services. Also included is a suggested reading list for each chapter. This resource is designed for all correctional professionals including advocates, attorneys, social workers, and social and human service providers who interface with children and families affected with FAS/FAE.

Available for $50.00 + $5.00 S&H from:

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
1821 University Avenue, N-185
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone: (651) 917-2370
Fax: (651) 917-2405
Email:  Jholls413@aol.com

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