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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.

***PLEASE NOTE: The ESDM Training Program posts both MIND Institute ESDM Workhops and External Workshops delivered by Certified Trainers throughout the world.  External Workshops are listed here as a courtesy.  Please contact listed coordinators directly for detailed information on external workshops.

March 2015

Location:  Colorado
Dates:  March 23, 2015 (Introductory),  March 24-26, 2015 (Advanced)

Trainer:  Elizabeth Griffith & Theresa McFarland
Coordinator:  Mela Barrios
Workshop Type: Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  https://www.regonline.com/ESDMintro or ESDM@childrenscolorado.org


Location:  St. Louis, Missouri
Date:  March 23, 2015 (Introductory)

Trainer:  Jennifer Epstein
Coordinator:  Jennifer Epstein
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Contact:  drjepstein@southshorepsych.com; www.southshorepsych.com; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introductory-esdm-workshop-tickets-15739311705


Location:  University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Dates:  March 24, 2015 (Introductory), March 25-27, 2015 Advanced

Trainer:  Costanza Colombi
Registration:  http://www.psych.med.umich.edu/professional-training/esdm/
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  ccolombi@med.umich.edu


April 2015

Location:  Melbourne, Australia
Date:  April 11, 2015 (Introductory
)
Trainer:  Jess Feary
Coordinator:  Ed Duncan
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Contact:  edward.duncan@latrobe.edu

Location:  Melbourne, Australia
Dates:  April 16-18, 2015
Trainer:  Jess Feary
Coordinator:  Ed Duncan
Workshop Type:  Advanced
Contact:  edward.duncan@latrobe.edu 


Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Dates:  April 18, 2015 (Introductory), April 20-22, 2015 (Advanced)

Trainer:  Cynthia Zierhut
Coordinator:  Nicole Hajir
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  http://smile-ptd.com/esdm-la


Location:  Barcelona, Spain
Dates:  April 20, 2015 (Introductory), April 24-26, 2015 (Advanced)
Trainer Sally Rogers, Marie Rocha, Vanessa Avila-Pons
Coordinator:  Maria Diez-Juan
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  http://mascasadevall.net/


 

May 2015

Location:  Ottawa, Canada
Dates:  May 4, 2015 (Introductory), May 5-7, 2015 (Advanced)
Trainer:  Veronique Chiasson
Coordinator:  Veronique Chiasson
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced (In French)
Contact:  vero@emergingminds.ca


June 2015

Location:  New York,
Dates:  June 9, 2015 (Introductory), June 10-12, 2015 (Advanced)

Trainer:  Jamie Winter
Coordinator:  Marcello Bello
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  mab9254@med.cornell.edu or http://www.cornellpsychiatry.org/education/esdm.html


Location:  Cork, Ireland
Dates:  June 16, 2015 (Introductory), June 17-19, 2015 (Advanced)
Trainer:  Dominika Lisiecka
Registration:  Dominika@esdmireland.com


Location:  Brussels, Belgium
Date:  June 24, 2015 (Introductory)

Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au


Location:  Versailles, France
Dates:  June 27-29, 2015

Trainer:  Liz Fulton & Giacomo
Coordinator:  Liz Fulton
Workshop Type:  Advanced
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au


 

**August**

Location:  UC Davis MIND Institute
Dates:  August 10, 2015, (Introductory), 11-13, 2015 (Advanced)

Trainer:  Marie Rocha, Aubyn Stahmer, Vanessa Avila-Pons
Coordinator:  Deeniece Hatten
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu


 

September

Location:  Geneva, Switzerland
Dates:  September 26, 2015 (Introductory), September 28-30, 2015 (Advanced)
Trainer:  Jamie Winter
Coordinator:  Hilary Wood de Wilde
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  winter.jamiem@gmail.com


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