Team’s Combined Professional Development

Kim Barthel (OT) presenting “Seeing and Moving: Vestibular Visual course” April 27-29, 2019

Building the Brain: A neurobiological approach to assessment and intervention (Vancouver, March 8-9, 2019, Robin Harwell)

Childhood autism spectrum disorder: Best occupational therapy practice - Vancouver BC (Nov 2-3, 2018)

Behaviour Interventionist training (offered through Autism Awareness)

Cutting Edge Strategies to Improve Executive Function Skills: Sarah Ward (May 3, 2018)

Two Days of Social Thinking: Michelle Garcia Winner & Pamela Crooke (August 4-5, 2016 course in Vancouver)

The Social Competency Model: Teaching Social Competencies, More Than Social Skills (2018)

Integrated Listening System (Practitioner Training)

Sensory Integration and Praxis Test 200 hour Certification with University of Southern California (2015)

Kim Barthel (OT) presenting “Seeing, Moving, Learning - Vestibular and Visual Senses” (Fraser Valley, March 6 & 7, 2015)

Zones of Regulation (November 2016) 

Solving Sleep Problems in ASD - Helping Parents and their children get the sleep they need (Beth A. Malow, June 20, 2014)

Gordon Neufeld Institute: Intensives Level 1, 2, and 3, and specific Advanced Studies courses on: Anxiety, Adolescence

Self-Regulation bookclub (based on Stuart Shanker’s book ‘Calm, Alert, and Learning’)

Province-wide Pediatric Mental Health special interest group (2013-14)

Kim Barthel (OT) presenting “Connections: Treatment of Sensory Processing Disorders” (Kamloops, February 2009)

Kim Barthel (OT) presenting “Setting the Stage for Function” (Kamloops, October 23-24, 2006)

Pre- 2014: Diana Sharpe took Pat Mirenda’s course (Beyond Wants and Needs, supporting social interactions between students with ASD and their peers), two days of ‘Reference and Regulate’ with David Lloyst, two days ‘Going to the Heart of Autism’ with Dr. Steven Gutstein, and many other workshops including those on father involvement, why early identification of ASD is important (presented at Simon Fraser University).