FASD Hope is a podcast about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over eighteen years of lived experience.
Episode 56 features Ashely DePaso, founder of DePaso Solutions. Ashley has a degree in Social Work and over 10 years in the services field- from child welfare to helping with mental health and developmental disabilities. DePaso Solutions provides solutions to some of the major issues that people encounter in their daily work, such as leadership development, effective communication, organizations, training, education and fostering diversity. Ashley understands that the biggest barriers for families in the foster care system are lack of communication and lack of knowledge. Due to her professional experience in working Child Welfare, Ashley also serves as a consultant and mentor in being a bridge for foster care families and families in the child welfare system. DePaso solutions can offer help in bridging the gap between family and agency. Ashley truly wants to be a part of the solution in helping systemic change and positive support for families involved in foster care / the child welfare system. One of the many reasons she founded DePaso Solutions was to offer services to a variety of organizations, businesses and especially families.