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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.

April 2015

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

Trainer:  Melissa Mello
Coordinator:  Nicole Hajir
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Contact:  http://smile-ptd.com/esdm-la
Parents! Receive Free Treatment At Smile Ptd. with enrollment in Intro Workshop.  Learn How

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


 

 

May 2015

Location:  Perth, Australia
Dates:  May 9-11th

Workshop Type:  Advanced
Trainer:  Kristy Capes
Coordinator:  Ed Duncan
Contact:  Edward.duncan@latrobe.edu


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


Location: Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Dates:  May 4 (Introductory), May 5-7 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Rachael Riethman
Contact:  connectingearly@gmail.com


Location:  Ottawa, Canada
Dates:  May 4 (Introductory), May 5-7 (Advanced)

Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced (In French)
Trainer:  Veronique Chiasson
Coordinator:  Veronique Chiasson
Contact: vero@emergingminds.ca


 

June 2015

Location:  Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Dates:  June (Dates TBD)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Jennifer Epstein
Coordinator:  Jennifer Epstein
Contact:  drjepstein@southshorepsych.com


Location:  Cardiff, Wales – Metropolitan University
Dates:  June (Dates TBA)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Liz Fulton
Coordinator:  Liz Fulton
Contact:  Elizabeth.Fulton@ku.com.au


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)

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 (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: djeanmorrison@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


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
Registration:  Registration for Advanced will be open May 1st
Contact: esdmtraining@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Link for application:  Click here


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


 

  
   

 


 

 

 

 

September 2015

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


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
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Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Veronique Chiasson
Contact:  vero@emergingminds.ca


Location:  Brisbane, Australia
Dates:  September 8 (Introductory); September 14-16 (Advanced)

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


 

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

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


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


 

December 2015

Location:  Portland, Oregon, USA
Dates:  December (Dates TBA)
Workshop Type:  Introductory & Advanced
Trainer:  Cynthia Zierhut
Coordinator:  Lark Huang-Storms
Contact:  huangsto@ohsu.edu


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.