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Upcoming ESDM Workshops

What is the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)?

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is an evidence-based intervention specifically developed for very young children with autism. ESDM is a play-based intervention that fuses behavioral and developmental principles into an integrated approach. ESDM can be implemented in different natural settings such as the home or the daycare/preschool by trained therapists as well as parents within play and daily routines. ESDM aims to reduce the symptoms of autism and target all developmental areas.

September - October 2014

September 12, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
September 13th-16th, 2014 - Advanced Workshop
Location:  St. Louis, Missouri

Trainer:  TBA

Registration Information:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/mercyesdm


September 29, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
September 30th-October 2, 2014 - Advanced Workshop

Trainer:  Elizabeth McMahon Griffith, Ph.D.

Registration Information:  Introductory Workshop - Regonline.com/ESDMintro Phone:  (720) 777-6631  /   Advanced Workshop - ESDM@childrenscolorado.org  Phone:  (720) 777-6631


September 29, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
Location:  Ottawa, Canada

Trainer:  Rachael Riethman

Registration Information:  http://www.connectingearly.com/workshops.html 


September 29, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
September 30th-October 2, 2014 - Advanced Workshop

Trainers: Elizabeth McMahon Griffith, Ph.D. & Diane Osaki, OTR

Registration Information:
Introductory Workshopwww.regonline.com/ESDMintro
Advanced Workshop - ESDM@childrenscolorado.org
Phone: (720) 777-6631


September 30th, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
October 1-3, 2014 - Advanced Workshop

Location:  Rachel Upjohn Building / 4250 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2700
Trainer:  Costanza Colombi
Registration Information:  http://www.psych.med.umich.edu/professional-training/esdm/


October 1, 2014 - Introductory Workshop (Aurora School in Blackburn South)
October 2-4, 2014 - Advanced Workshop (Irabina, Bayswater)

Trainer:  TBA

Registration Information:  TBA


October 7, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
October 8th - October 10th, 2014 - Advanced Workshop
Location: Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
New York-Presbyterian, White Plains, NY

Trainer:  Jamie Winter

Registration Information: http://www.cornellpsychiatry.org/education/esdm.html


November 2014

November 7, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
November 8th-12th, 2014 - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Portugal

Trainer:  TBA

Registration Information:  TBA


March 2015

March 6, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
Location:  Warsaw Poland

Trainer:  Joanna Kwasiborska-Dudek

Registration Information:  TBA


Please monitor this website. Training activities are posted regularly.  If you have further questions, please send an email to:  esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.