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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.

June-July 2014

June 16, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
June 17th-19th, 2014 - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Marseille, France
Autism Research Center/ University Hospital Sainte Marguerite

Trainer:  Elizabeth Fulton

Registration Information:  clarisse.chatel@ap-hm.fr 


June 18, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
June 17th-19th, 2014 - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Washington, DC
Connections Therapy Center

Trainer:  Sally Rogers, Marie Rocha, Cynthia Zierhut

 Registration Information:  Email astutts@thectcenter.com for the Introductory Workshop.  Registration is CLOSED for the Advanced Workshop.


June 17, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
June 18th-20th, 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/


June 23, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
June 24th-27th - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Antwerp, Belgium

Trainer:  Sally Rogers

Registration Information:  viviane.vermeiren@sig-net.be 


June 24, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
June 25th-27th - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Springfield, Missouri

Trainer:  Donna Morrison

Registration Information:  website:  http://www.burrellcenter.com/Conferences/early-start-denver-model-esdm-introductory-workshop or email  dawn.simmerman@burrellcenter.com  Johnelle.Ethridge@burrellcenter.com 


July 28th-30th, 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/


June 30, 2014 - Introductory Workshop
July 1st-3rd - Advanced Workshop
Location:  Dublin Civic Plaza, Dublin CA

Trainer:  Cynthia Zierhut

Registration Information:  http://www.soi4kids.org/#/training


**August 2014** - MIND INSTITUTE

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.


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


 

October 2014

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


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