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May 20

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children – TRAINING COMPLETED

When:       Saturday, July 13th 2013
Time:
         9:00am – 4:30pm
Where:
      Gran Tree Inn, Bozeman, Montana (Click for Directions)

Conference Description:

This conference is designed to expand understanding and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders in children and develop competencies for parents, mental health professionals, teachers and healthcare providers. Participants will be able to better understand and treat children diagnosed with symptoms on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Social, emotional, behavioral and medical factors affecting children with ASD will be discussed. In addition, this learning seminar will identify ways to collaborate and integrate services from multiple agencies.

Information from experts will be presented from:

  • Julia Turner, MMSc, RD, LN – Registered Dietician, Licensed Nutritionist, “Brain Health Nutrition Expert”
  • Shawna Heiser, M.S. BCBA – Professor of Psychology at MSU, “Behavioral/Autism Consultant’
  • Jennifer Leight, PT, PhD, PCS – Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Physical Therapist,
    “ASD from a Neuropsychological/Developmental Perspective”
  • Special Appearance by Miss Montana, Alexis Wineman

Conference Objectives:

  • Identifying treatments barriers and successful strategies to work around inhibiting factors.
  • Discuss social, emotional, behavioral and medical factors affecting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
  • Identify ways to collaborate and integrate services from multiple agencies.
  • Identifying therapeutic strategies and interventions for treating youth and supporting their families.

Who should attend?

Parents, Teachers, Psychologists, Therapists, Mental Health Professionals and Healthcare Providers,

Continuing Education:

Up to 6 CEU credits total and OPI renewals are available for social workers, therapists, psychologists, educators, and healthcare providers.

 

Cost: $75 Professionals (includes CEU’s) $50 Parents – scholarships may be available
For more information contact Cathy (406) 457-4816

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