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Executive Function Daily Life Skills for Independence
Willmar Senior High School
Willmar, MN
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Executive Function Daily Life Skills for Independence
Executive Function  Daily Life Skills for Independence
Register by October 24.

Workshop Overview: (Large Group Session in Theatre)
Executive function difficulties are common in children, teens and young adults with ADD/ADHD, Anxiety or Autism. What is Executive Function? It is the daily living skills most people take for granted. Learn how to determine a child's strengths and challenges in planning, self-organization, restraint, emotional regulation and preparedness. The Resource Center Program and its generous funders and donors are making this workshop available in Willmar.

Light Breakfast & Lunch provided.

Strategy Session: (Small Group Session)
After lunch, participants will break into small groups and work on personal strategies for their family member. In addition, there will be time for question and answer with the staff from the Autism Society and The Resource Center Program.

Target Audience: Parents, family members, grandparents, self-advocates, professionals, educators, caregivers and the community.

About Workshop Speaker:  Amy Carrison, PsyD, LADC

Dr. Carrison is completing a postdoctoral fellowship with AuSM. She completed her doctorate of psychology at Saint Marys University of Minnesota in 2016. Dr. Carrison uses cognitive behavioral strategies in therapy to help clients change problematic behavior patterns. She has experience in psychological assessment and testing with the goal of providing individuals with targeted interventions to overcome areas of need. Dr. Carrison has worked with individuals on the autism spectrum in day training program and group home settings. In addition to her work at AuSM, Dr. Carrison teaches courses at Saint Marys University  Rochester Campus. Dr. Carrison has been licensed in Minnesota as a drug and alcohol counselor since 2002 and has worked in a variety of substance abuse treatment settings with both adults and adolescents.

About AuSM: Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a nonprofit organization committed
to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism
from birth through retirement.

About The Resource Center Program: Formed in 2008 by caring parents raising children with a disability in West Central Minnesota. Partnerships with local, regional, and statewide health and human service organizations, nonprofit agencies, medical professionals and educators strengthen its outreach to families and share TRCPs goals of education, support and connection. For Lego Club, Peer Connect, and Parent Support Groups information, visit www.wcimn.org/trcp/events.

Workshop Questions? Contact Marilyn Hukriede at trcp.marilynh@gmail.com or call Linda Mathiasen at 320-235-5310 x206.

Location

Willmar Senior High School (View)
2701 30th St NE
Willmar, MN 56201
United States

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Categories

Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: LDM
On BPT Since: Oct 06, 2014
 
Linda Mathiasen
3204441523
trcp@wciservices.org
www.wcimn.org/trcp
 


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