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Becoming a Behavioural Detective with Kim Barthel: Understanding and Supporting Complex Behaviours

FASD Collaboration Roundtable

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Becoming a Behavioural Detective with Kim Barthel:...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration (per participant) Ended $150.00 $0.00
Donation for Family Subsidy 27 Mar 2019 Enter donation ($)
Standard Registration 1 Apr 2019 $175.00 $0.00
Group Rate 3 Apr 2019 $100.00 $0.00

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This workshop is designed to assist parents, teachers, caregivers, one-to-one workers and other professionals learning to support children with behavioural symptoms and learning challenges. The sensory processing approach assists in “looking beyond the behaviour” and into the nervous system. It helps with understanding the child’s behaviour as a manner of coping.

Strategies in adapting the environment, altering interaction and providing appropriate supports for children who have difficulty with processing sensory information will be provided. Many children with different diagnoses experience challenges in the manner in which they process sensory information (for example, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, developmental coordination disorder, ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and emotional behavioural disorders).

This workshop is designed to assist in problem solving behaviours and learning based on observations that look beyond the label.

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How do I apply for a subsidy?

There are a limited amount of registration subsidies available for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their family members and caregivers.  To apply for a subsidy, please email the event organizers at fasdcollaboration@asantecentre.org or call 604-467-7101.  Please include your first and last names, email address and phone number with your request.  A conference organizer will contact you to discuss or confirm your request.  If you are applying for a subsidy, please do not register through Eventbrite.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is available at the campus for a cost of $1.00 per two hour period. Free parking is available at the McCallum Park and Ride located near Highway 1, which is approximately a ten minute walk from the campus. 

Are there meals or refreshments available?

There will be lunch and refreshments included for this event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.  We will have your name and registration information ready when you check in.  Please make sure you arrive early to avoid lines so you don't miss the opening remarks at 9:00 am.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds will be allowed up to the date of the registration deadline, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  You can request a refund through your Eventbrite account, or by contacting the conference organizers.

Have questions about Becoming a Behavioural Detective with Kim Barthel: Understanding and Supporting Complex Behaviours? Contact FASD Collaboration Roundtable

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Evered Hall (Building S)
33844 King Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8
Canada

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 4:00 PM (PDT)


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FASD Collaboration Roundtable

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term used to describe the range of effects caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. Typical effects of alcohol exposure in utero may include physical, mental, social-emotional and behavioural concerns, with lifelong implications for the individual. Because of variable patterns of disabilities and strengths, as well as their particular life circumstances, each person with FASD has highly unique needs. No single program can respond to the full range of issues, and a fragmented overall response system is inevitably ineffective.

The FASD Collaboration Roundtable – as the name suggests – is a way of bringing together people from across systems to network, share information, discuss issues and problem-solve effective responses, then try to entrench that in policy and practice. The goal is to involve all of the key systems and agencies that deliver services to children, youth and adults with FASD in the greater community. In addition, the Roundtable welcomes the voices of parents, grandparents, other caregivers of individuals with FASD, as well as other advocates, for the experience-based perspectives these stakeholders bring to the discussion.

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