Innovations in Practice Conference 2019 - Edmonton

Western Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder including Mental Health in Children and Adults The term developmental disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, and related neurodevelopmental genetic syndromes. Children, youth, and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. ​ Join event

About

Western Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder including Mental Health in Children and Adults

The term developmental disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, and related neurodevelopmental genetic syndromes. Children, youth, and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns.


2
Day Event
48
Speakers
31
Sessions

Innovations in Practice Conference 2019 - Edmonton

Speakers

Wayne Wilden
Wayne Wilden
Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Medicinal Cannabis Nurse Alberta Health Services
Valery Frenette
Valery Frenette
Caseworker - Community and Social Services - Disability Services Government of Alberta
Dr. Santoch Rai
Dr. Santoch Rai
Forensic Psychiatrist Innovations in Practice Conference Committee & our Community Sponsors
Jennifer Sadowski
Jennifer Sadowski
Clinical Supervisor Alberta Health Services - COAST
Daince Kurian
Daince Kurian
Staff Chaplain Alberta Health Services - Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Stephanie Clowe
Stephanie Clowe
Social Worker - Unit 8-2B - Alberta Hospital Edmonton Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Jared Hamon
Jared Hamon
Behavioural Specialist - Alberta Hospital Unit 8-2B Alberta Health Services
Elizabeth Peterson
Elizabeth Peterson
Care Manager - ASPIRE Homes Alberta Health Services
Victor Wong
Victor Wong
Manager Supportive Housing Alberta Health Services
Clarence Iglesias
Clarence Iglesias
Therapy Assistant - COAST Team Alberta Health Services
Dr. Ken Makus
Dr. Ken Makus
Director - Adult Convulsive Disorder Clinic AHS - Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Dr. Jennifer Hibbard
Dr. Jennifer Hibbard
Consultant Psychiatrist Arnika Centre Calgary
Carrie Lewis
Carrie Lewis
Program Manager McMann - Meadows Home
Yesim Sokmen
Yesim Sokmen
Occupational Therapist - Somatic Experiencing Practitioner Alberta Health Services
Narda McLeod
Narda McLeod
Behavioural Specialist with Interest in Anger Management Alberta Health Services
Dr. Therese Chevalier
Dr. Therese Chevalier
Neuropsychologist Alberta Health Services
Carlyn Rhamey
Carlyn Rhamey
Amazing Performer! Squirrel Suit Productions
Janey Roh
Janey Roh
Heads up Kudoz Kudoz
Fawziah Bhatia
Fawziah Bhatia
Certified Coach Kudoz
Donna Brothers-Palfrey
Donna Brothers-Palfrey
Behavioural Therapist Government of Alberta - Disability Services
Kelsey Milligan
Kelsey Milligan
Addictions Counsellor Alberta Health Services
Andrew Owusu
Andrew Owusu
Occupational Therapist - COAST Innovations in Practice Conference Committee & our Community Sponsors
Dr. Yogesh Thakker
Dr. Yogesh Thakker
Psychiatrist Manor Clinic and Consultant Psychiatrist to AHS
Clayton Kleparchuk
Clayton Kleparchuk
Program Manager - Tertiary & Residential Services Innovations in Practice Conference Committee & our Community Sponsors
Mrs. Sue Gross
Mrs. Sue Gross
Systems Liaison - Children's Services Government of Alberta - Children's Services
Dr. Pierre Chue
Dr. Pierre Chue
Psychiatrist AHS
Dr. Shaniff Esmail
Dr. Shaniff Esmail
Associate Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine/Occupational Therapy University of Alberta
Lisa Rowbottom
Lisa Rowbottom
Psychologist - Alberta Hospital Edmonton Alberta Health Services
Lisa Murphy
Lisa Murphy
Executive Director Lakeland Center for FASD
Kayla Vick
Kayla Vick
Supervisor Lakeland Centre for FASD - Women's Recovery Centre
Desiree Chrapko
Desiree Chrapko
Mental Health Therapist Alberta Health Services
Dr. Ross Greene
Director Lives in the Balance
Stephanie McConnell
Stephanie McConnell
Registered Nurse and Educator Alberta Health Services
Dr. Katelyn Lowe
Dr. Katelyn Lowe
Chief Strategy Officer Sinneave Family Foundation
Dr. Gregory Skinner
Dr. Gregory Skinner
Physician - Family Specialist Private Practice
Dr. Tanya Wasielewski
Dr. Tanya Wasielewski
Care Manager - Community Outreach Assessment & Support Team (COAST) Alberta Health Services
Dr. Temple Grandin
Professor/Speaker/Author Colorado State University
Dr. Gail Andrew
Dr. Gail Andrew
Medical Director of FASD Clinical Services - Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Alberta Health Services
Karen Johnston
Karen Johnston
Nurse Practitioner - Stollery Children's Hospital Alberta Health Services
Sarah Mooney
Sarah Mooney
Stollery Children's Hospital Youth Advisory Committee Volunteer Stollery Children's Hospital
Roopa Belur
Roopa Belur
Lead Behavior Specialist Entrust
Dr. Keith Goulden
Dr. Keith Goulden
Developmental Pediatrician/Teaching Associate Professor/Our Wonderful Emcee Alberta Health Services
Susann Lagore
Susann Lagore
Current President of The Urban Research Network (TURN) - University of Calgary PhD Candidate - Department of Environmental Design
Eileen Bona
Eileen Bona
Founder and Creator Dreamcatchers
Angela Wilm
Angela Wilm
Norquest College
Zach Wilm
Zach Wilm
Great Son to Angela
Seargent Lee Bieraugle
Seargent Lee Bieraugle
Manager - HUos Project Edmonton Police Service
Lindsay Broderick
Lindsay Broderick
Methods Analyst - HUoS Edmonton Police Service

Agenda

Stages
Main Ballrooms

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote -Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Understanding and Helping Kids with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges

09:30 - 10:45
Dr. Ross Greene Dr. Ross Greene

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:00

Lunch - Wildrose Ballrooms

12:00 - 13:00

Transition to your next session

14:00 - 14:15

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 15:30

End of Day - See you tomorrow at 9:15 am!

16:30 - 17:00
Wildrose 1 (far right room)

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:00

The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach - Intervention in Therapeutic/Restrictive Facilities

11:00 - 12:00
Dr. Ross Greene Dr. Ross Greene

Lunch - Wildrose Ballrooms

12:00 - 13:00

Supporting Complex Needs in Children and Youth

13:00 - 14:00
Dr. Tanya Wasielewski
Mrs. Sue Gross

Transition to your next session

14:00 - 14:15

Rigidity neceessitates Flexibility

14:15 - 15:15
Roopa Belur Roopa Belur

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 15:30

Housing Adults with Complex Needs & Multi-System Involvement

15:30 - 16:30
Seargent Lee Bieraugle
Lindsay Broderick
Carrie Lewis
Valery Frenette

End of Day - See you tomorrow at 9:15 am!

16:30 - 17:00
Wildrose 2 (middle room)

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:00

Trauma Informed Care

11:00 - 12:00
Stephanie McConnell Stephanie McConnell

Lunch - Wildrose Ballrooms

12:00 - 13:00

Kudoz, Embodying a Growth Mindset: gaining independence and building networks through community experiences

13:00 - 14:00
Janey Roh
Fawziah Bhatia

Transition to your next session

14:00 - 14:15

Working together on behalf of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

14:15 - 15:15
Dr. Keith Goulden Dr. Keith Goulden

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 15:30

Forensic Developmental Disabilities Services: Present & Future

15:30 - 16:30
Dr. Santoch Rai Dr. Santoch Rai

End of Day - See you tomorrow at 9:15 am!

16:30 - 17:00
Wildrose 3 (far left room)

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:00

Shifting the Mental Health Discussion: Working with Adult Self Advocates

11:00 - 12:00
Dr. Katelyn Lowe Dr. Katelyn Lowe

Lunch - Wildrose Ballrooms

12:00 - 13:00

Trauma and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnosis

13:00 - 14:00
Dr. Gail Andrew Dr. Gail Andrew

Transition to your next session

14:00 - 14:15

All Aboard - Transportation and the Autism Spectrum

14:15 - 15:15
Susann Lagore Susann Lagore

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 15:30

Facilitating Wellness & Recovery in those with Developmental Disabilities

15:30 - 16:30
Dr. Tanya Wasielewski
Donna Brothers-Palfrey

End of Day - See you tomorrow at 9:15 am!

16:30 - 17:00
Courtyard B

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:00

Autism from the Family Medical Perspective

11:00 - 12:00
Dr. Gregory Skinner Dr. Gregory Skinner

Lunch - Wildrose Ballrooms

12:00 - 13:00

Easing Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare

13:00 - 14:00
Karen Johnston
Sarah Mooney

Transition to your next session

14:00 - 14:15

Increasing Ability and Learning Skills through Animal & Nature Assisted Therapy

14:15 - 15:15
Eileen Bona
Angela Wilm
Zach Wilm

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 15:30

Healthy and Unhealthy Spirituality

15:30 - 16:30
Daince Kurian Daince Kurian

End of Day - See you tomorrow at 9:15 am!

16:30 - 17:00

Contact information