MRFASTC | Midwest Regional Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training Center | University of Missouri

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Diagnosis, Management and Prevention

The mission of the Midwest Regional Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training Center is to increase knowledge and performance regarding prevention, diagnosis and management of FASD. More About Us


In MRFASTC's 10th year of CDC funding, we provide on-location training and presentations, curricular integration consultations, and interactive online modules.

With presence in nine US states, we have over 50 speakers among 8 health and mental health professions, prepared to tailor training services to the needs of your respective clinic, school, agency, or association.


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MU School of Social Work researcher Dr. Leigh Tenkku Lepper is receiving funding for her research on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Karen Traylor, ParentLink Family Support Specialist, is a PhD student asking the research question, "What works to keep relative and kinship families healthy and their children successful?" Karen's research is under the direction of Dr. Keith Herman, MU College of Education's Dept. of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology. 

Parents, grandparents, or other loved ones caring for children!!! If you could take a moment to help Karen and complete this brief survey. Each participant will receive a Kinship Care Resource Guide and be entered in a drawing for a $100 giftcard!!!