Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the micro-credential

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

Micro-credential Overview

In this 7-hour online micro-credential, students learn about strategies to support individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). 

Topics include behaviours typically exhibited by individuals living with FASD, daily living strategies to support individuals with FASD,  intervention and support strategies from early childhood to adulthood, and the importance of using a strength-based approach to support people living with FASD.

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.


  • 1

    Welcome to the micro-credential!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Micro-credential Information

  • 2

    Lesson 1: FASD Across the Lifespan - Infants and Babies

  • 3

    Lesson 2: FASD Across the Lifespan - Early Childhood

    • Introduction

    • FASD Across the Lifespan- Early Childhood

    • Childhood

    • Childhood Learning Activity

    • Difficulties for School Aged Children

    • School-Aged Children Learning Activity

    • Accommodations for Children

    • Accommodations Continued

    • Strategies for Caregivers from Caregivers

    • Summary

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

    • References

  • 4

    Lesson 3: FASD Across the Lifespan - Adolescence

  • 5

    Lesson 4: FASD Across the Lifespan - Adulthood

  • 6

    Lesson 5: FASD and the Criminal Justice System

    • Introduction

    • Support Strategies in the Criminal Justice System

    • Examples of the Legal System Using Different Strategies

    • Strategies in the Criminal Justice System Learning Activity

    • FASD and the Criminal Justice System

    • Summary

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

    • References

  • 7

    Lesson 6: Strategies for Support

    • Introduction

    • Strategies for Support

    • Professional Practice

    • Professional Support Systems

    • Anti-Discriminatory Laws

    • 12 Major Competencies Learning Activity

    • Adaptive Skills

    • Video: Managing FASD

    • Summary

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

    • References

  • 8

    Lesson 7: Final Considerations

    • Introduction

    • Considerations: Part 1

    • Reflection # 1

    • Reflection # 2

    • Considerations 1 Flash Cards

    • Considerations: Part 2

    • Considering Our Environment

    • Transitioning to Adulthood

    • Shifting Perspectives

    • Video: FASD Impacts You, but You Don't Know It

    • Additional Resources

    • Summary

    • References

    • Lesson 7 Quiz

  • 9

    Next steps

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

Reviews (coming soon)

5 star rating

excellent learning resource

kyle grawbarger

very informative content delivered in a interesting and creative manner

very informative content delivered in a interesting and creative manner

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5 star rating


christine saarela

Informative. I like the interactive exercises.

Informative. I like the interactive exercises.

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