Fraser Mental Health Conference

October 14, 2019 — 07:30am-03:30pm —

Learn from the Leader in Autism Services

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health
23 Empire Drive, Ste. 1000
St. Paul, MN 55103

7:30–8:30 A.M. Check-in at registration

8:30–8:45 A.M. Announcements

8:45-10:00 A.M. Session 1
Understanding Sensory Regulation and Dysfunction
Ehren Babb, MA OTR/L

This course will provide you general information regarding sensory regulation and sensory dysfunction. We will look at how to determine sensory dysfunction vs. behavioral challenges, as well as strategies to use to support and/or prevent sensory-related melt-downs. Attendees should have a better understanding of how sensory dysfunction can affect a child and how to work with children with sensory-related challenges.

10:00–10:15 A.M. Break

10:15-11:45 A.M. Session 2
Family Theory and Interventions Across the Lifespan
Jessica Enneking LMFT

Families profoundly affect each other’s emotions, feelings, behaviors and thoughts. This course will focus on treating relationships within the family. We will look at family therapy theories and related interventions that are known to support families with children across the lifespan.

11:45-12:30 P.M. Lunch
Lunch is on your own

12:30-2:00 P.M. Session 3
Engaging Families/Clients in the Therapeutic Process
Sue Pederson and Valerie Olheiser

Engaging families/clients in the therapeutic process. Utilizing knowledge of family priorities and culture along with clinical treatment objectives to support caregiver involvement in client care from evaluation to discharge.

2:15-2:30 P.M. Break

2:30-3:30 P.M. Session 4
Women and Girls with Autism
Jael-Jaffe-Talberg, PsyD, LP and Greg Simonson, PhD

Overview of differences in qualitative characteristics in girls
and women with autism.

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