TACT: Bruised Before Birth – Liverpool

Bruised Before Birth – Liverpool

Alcohol affected children: strategies, support and ways forward

Bruised Before Birth is a one-day conference to educate professionals, parents and carers about the complexities faced by a child with FAS/D. It explains ways to deal with their challenges to maximise potential in their day-to-day lives.

This is the fifth of a series of one-day conferences organised by TACT Foetally Affected Children's Service (FACS).

Date & Time

Monday 16 July 2012, 9.15am registration for 9.45am start to 4pm.

Venue & transport

Liverpool John Moores University, Art and Design Academy: Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 5RD

Transport: Ten mins walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station.


Download our Bruised Before Birth event flyer

Speakers include

Professor Peter Hepper, Professor Head of School of Psychology, The Queens University of Belfast, and Director of Fetal Behaviour Research Centre, Royal Maternity Hospital Belfast

Dr Mary Mather FRCP, FRCPCH, Former Consultant Community Paediatrician, Chair of BAAF's Health Advisory Group and Medical Adviser for TACT Adoption Panel and TACT's Foetally Affected Children's Service (FACS)

Julia Brown, Parent and Executive Officer, FASD Trust (Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders Trust)

Kevin Williams, Chief Executive, TACT

Who should attend?

The training seminar is designed for foster carers, adopters and those working within the field of alcohol; social workers and managers; youth workers; early years professionals; health and education professionals; children’s guardians, barristers and lawyers involved in care proceedings; adoption, fostering and kinship panels; and anyone else working in children’s services.


Full price: £95- Concessions: £90 (for voluntary organisations, charities and students) – Families/Carers: £50. Please note that you may qualify for discount (10% discount for groups of three or more from the same organisation; made at the same time of booking only).

Methods of payment: we've put in place several methods of payment; debit/credit card, bank transfer, cheque (made payable to "The Adolescent and Children's Trust"). Either way you will receive an invoice. For more details, download our flyer and fill in the form provided or complete our online booking form below.


TACT Campaigns and Parliamentary Officer, Karis Rae: 020 8695 8112 or k.rae@tact.org.uk.

Relevant links

Read more information about TACT's Foetally Affected Children's Service (FACS)
For more information about fostering for TACT, visit tactcare.org.uk/Foster
For more information about adopting for TACT, visit tactcare.org.uk/Adopt