ROCK Rounds 2020 Training Schedule
Psychotherapy for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented by Busi Zapparoli, M.A.
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more likely to suffer from psychiatric conditions, including mood and anxiety disorders. The goal of this presentation is to provide guidance around how therapists can adapt their interventions in order to work more effectively with individuals with ASD.
April 9, 2020
Adapting DBT for Young Children
Presented by Juwairia Sohail, M.A.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) has been used to treat adults and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioural dysregulation. More recently, DBT has been adapted for use with younger children. This presentation will share an overview of the principles and techniques involved in DBT for Children (DBT-C).
May 14, 2020
Self-regulation from a Mental Health Perspective
Presented by Sonia Holden RECE, B.Ed., and Renee Pamenter, RECE, CYW
This presentation will begin to introduce Dr. Stuart Shanker’s understanding of “self-regulation” and build on participants’ understanding of how to support children in dealing with their stressors.
May 29, 2020
Clinical Assessment and Treatment in Working With Adoptive, Foster, and Kinship Families
Susan Minardi, MA, C. Psych
Being part of an adoptive, foster, and/or kinship family is a wonderful opportunity for all family members, but at times it can be challenging and present unique clinical and day-to-day needs. Often, support and treatment are required. This presentation will look at specialized approaches to working with this group of families within different types of services at ROCK and in the community.
June 11, 2020