The UCLA Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills (PEERS) is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults. It has a strong evidence-base for use with teens and young adults with ASD, but is also appropriate for teens and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other socioemotional problems.
Wednesday to Saturday October 17 to 20, 2012,
Vancouver 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Presented by: Elizabeth Laugeson
Licensed clinical psychologist and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA Semel
Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
PEERS is recognized as an outstanding model in which professionals learn how to teach youth and their parents the steps of social etiquette to promote the development and maintenance of friendships, based on the manual, Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Within the framework of solid research evidence, concrete rules and steps of social etiquette will be highlighted to promote the development and maintenance of friendships for youth with ASD.
＊Registration is limited to 75. Register early to avoid disappointment.
Details: ACT website