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UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis MIND Institute

Hosting ESDM Workshops

Introductory Workshop

Prerequisite: Own copy of ESDM Manual - Click Here

Attendees: Open to All

Learn about the background, principles, assessment, data, and intervention procedures of the ESDM.

  • Administer and complete a developmental assessment of children's skill levels
  • Develop individualized, developmentally-appropriate teaching objectives
  • Implement the ESDM teaching practices and fidelity system to evaluate technique use
  • Maintain data systems and address poor or limited child progress, when needed

Advanced Workshop

Prerequisite: Attend Introductory Workshop

Attendees:

  • Work regularly with 12-48 month aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Have degree beyond a bachelor’s or the academic equivalent from your country of origin (e.g., MA, Ph.D., MFT, SLP, OT)
  • Register with an interdisciplinary team  of 3-5 professionals (e.g., general/special education teacher, developmental/clinical psychologist, SLP, OT, behavior analyst)
  • Have the resources to submit training materials (after the workshop is complete) to our center for fidelity review and certification

Further your knowledge of the ESDM

  • Use the curriculum for evaluating a child’s skill level across developmental domains
  • Build quarterly objectives and data systems and address poor or limited child progress when needed
  • Teach developmental objectives embedded inside naturalistic play routines
  • Self-evaluate technique use of intervention strategies
  • Receive direct practice with children with ASD and supervision with implementing an ESDM intervention program

Request to host a workshop

Download the Workshop Inquiry Form (PDF), email form to esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.

Please contact the ESDM Training Program Manager, Dr. Cynthia Zierhut: (916) 703-0465 or esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu for more information.