7725 E. 33rd Street
Tucson, Arizona 85710
Teresa Kellerman is the Director of the FAS Community Resource Center in Tucson, Arizona, President of Fasstar Enterprises, and cofounder of FASWORLD.
She is the adoptive parent of a young adult with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and has cared for several foster children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
She has conducted trainings on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for the Arizona Department of Health, CASA, and Prevent Child Abuse, Inc. Teresa participated in a workgroup for the FAS Surveillance Project in Arizona for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is a certified FASD trainer for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the Native American Alliance Foundation, The Arc, and SAMHSA’s FASD Center for Excellence. Her popularity as a speaker is due to a combination of her personal experience and success as a parent, her extensive knowledge of current research, and her unique incorporation of original materials such as skits, poems, and props.
With 30 years personal experience and 15 years experience in the field, Teresa provides support and information for families, consults with professionals, trains foster parents, and facilitates support groups for birth mothers, adoptive parents, and caregivers. She has produced a set of guidelines for teachers who utilize positive behavior support programs. She has authored published articles, including a chapter in a popular book on FAS, “Fantastic Antone Grows Up” published by University of Alaska Press.
Teresa is a member of the National Association of FASD State Coordinators and has presented workshops in the fields of education, medicine, and mental health. She has designed presentations on prevention, awareness, education, and intervention of FASD. Teresa produces custom-tailored workshops for all audiences, including adults with FASD. She has contracted with government agencies, community organizations, and Native American nations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
She offers classroom presentations to students of all ages and has presented at Pima College, Prescott College, and the University of Arizona. Teresa has produced a 16-unit college curriculum on FASD, a two-day curriculum for parents of teens, and a one-day seminar for adults affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
An accomplished web author, Teresa maintains a web site that reaches 50,000 visitors each month. She helped to found International FASD Awareness Day and has assisted groups all over the world in educating their communities about FASD through Awareness Day events on September 9th of each year since 1999.
Teresa shares a wealth of information on the Internet at this web site: http://www.fasstar.com/fas.
Request a training today!
Learn about workshops
Fasstar Enterprises www.fasstar.com