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September 2019

Online Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health

September 9 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
Online, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4 Canada
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The 100% Online Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health is designed for current and aspiring professionals across health and education disciplines and will be of interest to those working in health, education, government and not-for-profit sectors. The aim of this program is to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to facilitate learners to become best practice professionals in sexual health and to become proficient in the sexual health field. This program provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary…

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Mealtime Miseries: Management of Complex Feeding Issues

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 4:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Edmonton, AB, 2nd Floor, 5920 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$295.00 – $495.00

Elizabeth Clawson, MS, Ph.D., LCP, HSPP and Carol Elliott, B.S., OTR/L   How does feeding, a process so integral to the child’s health and well-being, go awry? The focus of this two-day course is on the Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eatTM) model integrating oral motor therapy techniques and behavioral management for the treatment of complex feeding problems. It will cover innovative strategies and case examples to address oral aversion, food refusal, poor transition onto solid foods, texture grading, learning…

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October 2019

Innovations in Practice Conference 2019 – Mental Health and Behaviour in Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities – featuring Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Temple Grandin

October 9 - October 10
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre, 11834 Kingsway NW
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LEARN ENGAGE INSPIRE Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Temple Grandin are our keynotes at this two day conference! The term developmental disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder,fetal alcohol syndrome and related neurodevelopmental genetic syndromes. Children, youth, and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This conference will focus on practical strategies and partnerships to optimize their potential. Our goal is to help clinicians and caregivers learn effective…

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Occupational Therapy Recovery Conference 2019

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm
Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, alberta Canada
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$60.00 – $125.00 67 tickets left

Do - Live - Well: Mental Health Promotion Principles and Tools for Practice The Edmonton Zone Occupational Therapy Practice Council is pleased to present a two-day event to addiction and mental health service providers that offers an opportunity to develop skills and network with peers. Presenters: Nadine Larivière, OT, PhD and   Sandra Moll, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.) “Do Live Well” is a health promotion framework developed by Canadian Occupational Therapists that is rooted in an understanding of daily activity patterns…

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Cognitive Demands Analysis Certificate Program, Vancouver

October 24 @ 9:30 am - October 25 @ 5:30 pm

Gowan Consulting is pleased to announce our upcoming Cognitive Demands Analysis Certificate Program, happening this October 24th-25th, 2019 in Vancouver BC! “Over the course of 2 days, the CDA certificate program effectively and efficiently enabled me to develop the skills to be able to confidently perform, and generate an objective CDA. I have taken both the CDA and CBT courses, and have found them to be thought-provoking, applicable, challenging and relevant to better assist in RTW cases.” - Krystle E.…

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