PEERS 4 Day Advanced Training for Professionals【Vancouver】

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.

 More information about Dr. Laugeson

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.


Register: Online or use our Registration Form (.pdf) or call the ACT office at 604-205-5467 or toll-free at 1-866-939-5188

 *Registration is limited to 75. Register early to avoid disappointment.


Details: ACT website