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October 7, 2021 45 min

Welcome to FASD Family Life the podcast where we get REAL about raising children and youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Whether this is your first time listening to FASD Family Life podcast, or your 30th, I am thrilled that you are here with me. I am Robbie Seale, YOUR HOST, I am also a parent of four children with prenatal alcohol exposure, an FASD educator and advocate.  I know the struggle is REAL and so is SUCCEESS.

Parents and caregivers raising children and youth are reported to have very high levels of stress; higher even of parents and caregivers raising children with different disabilities.  All we have to do is swap stories with each other to know why this is true.  While our situations are challenging we do not have to be stressed out.  There is something we can can do.

This episode is jam packed with information and insights into FASD,  trauma, attachment and the vulnerability this creates for our children with FASD. My guest, Dr. Jerrod Brown has a wealth of knowledge and experience that I wanted to bring to you.  In this episode, Jerrod shares many helpful tips in managing your own stress in the midst of difficult situations based his extensive research and clinical practice.  You will not want to miss a thing!  So grab your coffee, favorite pen and a notebook because we are going to school. You're going to love it!

Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor for Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota and has extensive experience teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Jerrod has also been employed with Pathways Counseling Center in St. Paul, Minnesota for the past seventeen years. Pathways provides programs and services benefiting individuals impacted by mental illness and addictions. Jerrod is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) and the Editor-in-Chief of Forensic Scholars Today (FST). Jerrod has completed four separate master's degree programs and holds graduate certificates in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Other Health Disabilities (OHD), and Traumatic-Brain Injuries (TBI). Jerrod is also certified as a Youth Firesetting Prevention/Intervention Specialist, an Anger Resolution Therapist (CART), a Thinking for a Change (T4C) Facilitator, a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Trainer, an Autism Specialist, and a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP).

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