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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 Workshops 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.

May 2015

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA – University of Utah

Dates:  May 12 (Introductory), May 18-20 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:   Sally Rogers, Cynthia Zierhut
Coordinator:   Dean Weedon
Contact: Dean.weedon@hsc.utah.edu


 

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Dates:  May 19 (Introductory), May 20-22 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced

Trainer:  Liz Fulton

Coordinator: Margie Flint

Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au

 


 

 

June 2015

Location:  Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
Dates:  June 9 (Introductory)
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Trainer:  Jennifer Epstein
Coordinator:  Jennifer Epstein
Contact:  drjepstein@southshorepsych.com

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introductory-esdm-workshop-tickets-16766602359


Location:  Portland, Oregon – Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Dates: June 5, 2015 (Introductory)
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Trainer:  Cynthia Zierhut
Coordinator:  Lark Huang-Storms
Contact:  Huangsto-ohsu.edu
Registration:  www.ohsu.edu/esdm (see website for costs)


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

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ADVANCED-- REGISTRATION OPEN!

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


Location: Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Dates: June 15 (Introductory); June 16-18 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Rachael Riethman
Coordinator:  Rachael Riethman
Contact:  rachael@connectingearly.com ; 613-805-0373
Registration:  http://www.connectingearly.com/workshops.html



 Location: Cork, Ireland

Dates June 16 (Introductory); June 17-19 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:  Cynthia Zierhut, Joanna Kwasiborska-Dudek
Coordinator:  Dominika
Contact:  Dominika@esdmireland.com
Registration:  sltclinic@gmail.com


Location: Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales—Swansea University
Dates:  June 16 (Introductory), June 17-19 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Coordinator:  Dr. Lynsey Herdman, Ph.D.
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au 


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 (Advanced)

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


Location:  Pisa, Italy
Dates:  June 29 (Introductory), June (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Costanza Colombi
Coordinator:  Costanza Colombi
Contact: ccolombi@med.umich.edu


Location:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Dates:  June/July (Dates TBD)

Workshop Type:  Advanced
Trainer:  Donna Morrison
Coordinator:  Donna Morrison
Contact: djean.morrison@gmail.com


 

July 2015

Location: North Porto, Portugal – Focus CRL
Dates:  July 6 (Introductory); July 7-9 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:  Melissa Mello, Marie Rocha
Coordinator:  Fernando Barbossa

Contact:: focuscrl2012@gmail.com



Location:  Italy 

Dates:  July (Dates TBA)
Trainer:  Costanza Colombi
Contact:  ccolombi@med.umich.edu


 

**August**

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

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:  Marie Rocha, Melissa Mello, Vanessa Avila-Pons
Coordinator:  Deeniece Hatten
Contact: esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Link for Introductory Workshop application:  Click here

Application for Advanced Workshop:  Click here (PDF)


Location:  Boston Area, Massachusetts, USA
Dates:  August 10 (Introductory)

Applications for advanced workshops are available to local teams by emailing drjepstein@southshorepsych.com.
They will be scheduled following the introductory workshop at the team's location.

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Jennifer Epstein, Psy.D.

Coordinator:  Jennifer Epstein, Psy.D.

 

 Location: Wuhan, China

Dates:  August 8 (Introductory), August 9-11 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:   Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  TBA
Coordinator:  Ed Duncan
Contact:  edward.duncan@latrobe.edu


Location: Warsaw, Poland
Dates:  August 6 (Introductory) August 7-9 (Advanced), 2015
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Joanna Kwasiborska-Dudek
Registration:  www.adesse.pl
Contact:  j.kwasiborska-dudek@adesse.pl


Location:  UC Davis MIND Institute
Dates:  August 14, 2015
Workshop Type:  ADOS-2 Toddler Module Workshop
Coordinator:  Deeniece Hatten
Registration:  Registration now open
Contact:  esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu 

Link for application:  Click here


Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dates:  August 18 (Introductory); August 19-21 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton

Coordinator: Margie Flint
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au


Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Dates:  August 25 (Introductory); August 26-28 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Costanza Colombi, PhD

Coordinator: Costanza Colombi, PhD
Contact: ccolombi@med.umich.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2015

Location:  Geneva, Switzerland
Dates:  September 26, 2015 (Introductory) 
Trainer:  Jamie Winter
Coordinator:  Hilary Wood de Wilde
Workshop Type:  Introductory
Contact:  esdm@pole-autisme.ch


 

Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Irabina
Dates:  September (Dates TBA)

Trainer:  Caroline de Fina
Contact:  caroline@beststartclinic.com.au


 

Location: Chambery, France
Dates:  September (Dates TBA
)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Veronique Chiasson
Contact:  vero@emergingminds.ca


 

Location:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Dates:  September 8 (Introductory); September 9-11 (Advanced)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Coordinator:  Margie Flint


 

October 2015

Location:  Taiwan
Dates:  October 3 (Intro), October 4-6 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:  Sally Rogers, Others TBA
Coordinator:  Dr. Chung-Hsin Chiang
Contact:  chchiang@nccu.edu.tw


Location:  Denver, Colorado, USA
Dates:  October (Dates TBA)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainers:  Elizabeth Griffith, Diane Osaki, Theresa McFarland
Coordinator:  Mela Barrios
Contact:  Mela.Barrios@childrenscolorado.org


 

Location: Wellington, New Zealand -- Victoria University of Wellington, School of Education, Te Puna Akopai

Dates:  October 19 (Intro); October 20-22 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Coordinator:  Hannah Waddinhnn
Contact: waddinhann@myvuw.ac.nz


 

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dates:  October (Dates TBA)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Coordinator:  Liz Fulton
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au


Location: France

Dates:  October (Dates TBA)
Trainer:  Rachael Riethman
Contact:  connectingearly@gmail.com


 

 

November 2015

Location:  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dates:  November (Dates TBA)

Trainer:  Rachael Riethman
Contact:  connectingearly@gmail.com


Location:  Ireland
Dates:  November 3 (Introductory); November 4-6 (Advanced) - Dates to be Confirmed
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Coordinator:  Shannon Eidman, M.Ed., BCBA Coordinator of Programmes Irish Autism Action

December 2015

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Dates:  December (Dates TBA)

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


 

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