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Free MCFD Autism Outreach Workshop Series in Castlegar, BC: Oct 4 & 5, 2017


Posted October 4, 2017

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Date/Time
Wednesday, October 4 - Thursday, October 5
All Day

Location
Chances Castlegar
100 Hall Rd
Castlegar

Event host:
Ministry of Children and Family Development

Event contact:
1-844-878-4700
Selina.Lai@gov.bc.ca

Cost: Free

The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) is partnering with the Canucks Autism Network and the Westcoast Child Development Group to offer a two-day FREE Autism Workshop Series in Castlegar, BC: October 4th and 5th, 2017.

Registration: All workshops are FREE, however registration is required.

You may register for one or all presentations. Registration is open to families, caregivers, service providers, and all interested stakeholders.

Wednesday, October 4
9am – 12pm  Autism Spectrum Disorder, What Does the Research Say? – Dr. Karen Bopp;
Director of Autism Information Services BC, MCFD     
1pm – 4pm    Supporting Individuals with Autism in Sports and Recreation – Tara Rodas;
MA, BCBA, Manager of Training, Canucks Autism Network   
7pm – 9pm    Supporting Individuals with Autism in Crisis/Emergency Situations – Tara Rodas;
MA, BCBA, Manager of Training, Canucks Autism Network  

Thursday, October 5

9am – 12pm   Tools for your toolbox! Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies – Michaela Jelen; Autism Outreach Coordinator and Behaviour Consultant, MCFD
 
1pm – 4pm     Autism Spectrum Disorder and Mental Health Issues in Children – Dr. David Worling;
Westcoast Child Development Group 

 To register, contact Selina Lai at Selina.Lai@gov.bc.ca or at 1-844-878-4700

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