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New Event: Turn no way into okay: How to get your kids to listen and follow instructions (Sponsored by Manitoba Psychological Society Psychology Month)

In this seminar you will learn you will learn how to identify why your child isn’t listening or following your instructions. You will also learn how to teach your child to listen to you, follow your instructions, and do so happily. These techniques will help prevent tantrums, whining, or crying from happening, and help you build a successful relationship with your child.

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 7:30-8:30 pm

Location: New Directions, 5th floor – 717 Portage Ave. Free parking in the back!

Cost: none. This presentation is sponsored by the Manitoba Psychological Society for Psychology Month!

Who should attend: parents, caregivers, or anyone who works with children.

Registration deadline: none. Just show up at the door!

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Topic: Why should you do ABA therapy for ASD? (Sponsored by Autism Winnipeg PACE)

There are a multitude of therapies available to children, adolescents, and adults with autism that are promoted as effective and evidence-based. This presentation will define evidence-based treatments for autism, show you how you can determine if treatments are evidence-based or not, and indicate how you can determine if the treatment you have chosen is working. This presentation will also define applied behaviour analysis (ABA), review the research on ABA and it’s uses, in particular for autism treatment, discuss the importance in getting access to ABA as early as possible, and also discuss the importance of getting access to ABA regardless of age. Questions will be welcome throughout the presentation as well as afterwards.

Date/Time: Saturday, March 5th, 2016 @ 6-8 pm

Location: Maples Collegiate

Cost: none. Donations for Autism PACE accepted at the door.

Who should attend: parents, caregivers, or anyone who works with children with autism spectrum disorders.

Registration deadline: none. Just show up at the door!

To register for any event, simply fill out the form below and we will send you an invoice. All payments to be made by credit card unless otherwise arranged with Wirth Behavioural Health Services. Questions or requests? Email dr.kirsten.wirth@gmail.com. Space is limited so please register early!

Topic: How to toilet train your child in less than a day Click here for description

Date Change Date/Time: Thursday, June 11th @ 7-8 pm OR Wednesdsay, June 17th @ 7-8 pm

Location: Bronx Park Community Centre, Computer Lab

Cost: $25 +GST ea.

Who should attend: parents or caregivers of any children who are not yet toilet trained or have difficulty with toilet training.

Topic: How to get your child to go to sleep and stay asleep Click here for description

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 24th @7-8 pm

Location: Bronx Park Community Centre, Computer Lab

Cost: $25 +GST ea.

Who should attend: parents or caregivers of any children with sleep difficulties.

Topic: How to teach your child with autism Click here for description

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 8th @ 7-8 pm

Location: Bronx Park Community Centre, Computer Lab

Cost: $25 +GST ea.

Who should attend: parents, caregivers, educators, clinicians, or anyone who has or works with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Topic: How to get your child to listen to you and follow your instructions Click here for description

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 22nd @ 7-8 pm

Location: Bronx Park Community Centre, Computer Lab

Cost: $25 +GST ea.

Who should attend: parents or caregivers of all children.

All seminars are lead by Dr. Kirsten Wirth, C.Psych, BCBA-D from Wirth Behavioural Health Services (www.wirthbehaviouralhealth.com). Dr. Wirth is a licensed psychologist and board certified behavior analyst-doctoral in private practice, an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Manitoba (http://www.umanitoba.ca/psychology), and the Governmental Affairs Chair, Founder, and a Past President of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis (www.maba.ca). She is also the author of “How to get your child to go to sleep and stay asleep: A practical guide for parents to sleep train young children,” and the mother of two young children. Dr. Wirth writes a blog on evidence-based parenting tips at www.theinvestigatingparent.wordpress.com. She has over a decade of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, with or without developmental disabilities and autism using, teaching, and training others to use ABA, decrease problem behaviors, and teach skills. Dr. Wirth has also been an invited speaker and presenter at local and international conferences.

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