Let’s Focus on Fun: Spotlight on Therapeutic Recreation

Since 2012, February has been designated and celebrated as Therapeutic Recreation Month in the United States.   Therapeutic recreation, also known as recreational therapy, is a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health,…

ADOS-2 Virtual Training

We’re thrilled to have Noha Minshawi-Patterson, Ph.D., HSPP leading this new, progressive approach to teaching clinical professionals to diagnose autism using the second edition of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2). We recognize that confidence and expertise come from practice and experience, so in addition to a three-day virtual workshop, this program includes a follow-up booster coaching session. Virtual sessions will be held on Zoom.

ASCV Workshop

ASCV Workshop in Partnership with PEATC: How to Talk so Schools will Listen and Listen so Schools Will Talk Register here: https://ascvpeatcwrkshpmar20.eventbrite.com River Road United Methodist Church 8800 River Rd. Richmond, VA 23229 United States  

I Have Needs Too! (Fairfax)

Having a child with special needs affects every member of the family. Neurotypical siblings of children with special needs face a unique set of challenges including jealousy over less parental time, confusion about differing rules and expectations, and a sense of pressure to compensate for their sibling. This workshop will provide strategies for managing the…

STAMP: Stress and Anger Management Program for Children with High-Functioning ASD- Virginia Tech

1. Describe rationale for emotional reactivity and regulation difficulties in ASD 2. Describe evidence-base for use of cognitive behavior therapy and STAMP (a group-based parent-assisted CBT) for emotion dysregulation in children with high-functioning ASD (i.e., no verbal or cognitive impairment) 3. Understand implementation of coping tools used in STAMP   _____________________________________________________ Trainers: Angela Scarpa and…