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UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis MIND Institute

MIND Institute ESDM Summer Workshop

 August 4th - 6th, 2014 - MIND Institute ESDM Parent Coaching Workshop
Location:  Sacramento, California
UC Davis MIND Institute

Trainer:  Sally Rogers, Laurie Vismara, Cynthia Zierhut, and Marie Rocha

Registration Information: Registration CLOSED (This workshop will be offered in January 2015, please check this web page for an updated schedule) 


August 7, 2014 - MIND Institute ESDM Introductory Workshop
Location:  Sacramento, California
UC Davis MIND Institute

Trainer:  Sally Rogers

Registration Form: Introduction Course (PDF)

Learn about the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)—a developmental, behavioral and relationship-based intervention for young children with an autism spectrum disorder, in the infant, toddler, and preschool periods. Come away with some hands-on experience in the techniques used.


August 9, 2014 - ADOS-2 Toddler Module  - Clinical Training
Location:  Sacramento, California
UC Davis MIND Institute

Trainer:  Leslie Deprey

Registration Form: ADOS-2 Applicaiton (PDF)

The Toddler Module Introductory/Clinical training includes lectures, videos, demonstrations of administration and scoring and discussions. This workshop is designed for researchers and clinicians with prior background in autism spectrum disorders and formal testing. Use of the Toddler Module is relevant for professionals who work with children ages 12‐30 months.


August 11th-13th, 2014 - MIND Institute ESDM Advanced Workshop
Location:  Sacramento, California
UC Davis MIND Institute

Trainer:  Sally Rogers and Vanessa Avila-Pons

Registration Form: Advanced Course Team Application (PDF)

Learn how to do the ESDM.  Receive in-depth training and direct supervision in carrying out the curriculum assess­ment, program development, and teaching procedures of the Early Start Denver Model. Learn how to generate and embed a developmentally appropriate teaching curriculum into naturalistic routines for infants and toddlers with ASD.

The Advanced Workshop is available by application only to professionals with advanced degrees who work regularly with 12-48 month old children with ASD as part of an interdisciplinary team, and who have read the manual and completed the Introductory Workshop. Priority is given to small groups, applications reviewed in order they are received.