Ep. 14: Introduction to Behaviour Analysis
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Introduction to Behaviour Analysis (Episode 14)

In this episode, DPSS team member Trevor Friesen introduces us to Applied Behaviour Analysis (or ABA), and talks about some strategies for getting to the root cause of problem behaviours. Trevor also gives some suggestions about how to think about solutions for diffic

What is ADHD? Q&A (Episode 13)

As part of the DPSS training week in March 2021, Aimee-Elizabeth Parsons and Trevor Friesen did a session entitled "What is ADHD?". That session was based on Episode 3, which you can watch here. In this episode, Aimee and Trevor tackle some of the questions that they were asked during and after their session.

Language Development & Disorders: Q&A (Episode 12)

This is Part 3 of our series on Language Disorders and Development. In this episode, Cynthia and Dana answer some questions from viewers.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Q&A (Episode 11)

During the DPSS training week in March 2021, Cynthia and Bethany did a session on autism spectrum disorder. There were so many good questions at the end of the session, that they couldn't all be answered. In this episode, Bethany and Cynthia take the time to answer some of the questions they couldn't get to then.

Introduction to Disabilities: Q&A (Episode 10)

During Disability Programs Specialized Services Training Week in March 2021, the episode An Introduction to Disabilities (Episode 2) was played in a live session moderated by Sophie-Anne Scherrer, OT and Dana Lawlor, S-LP. Toward the end of the session, the audience were able to ask questions to Sophie-Anne and Dana. In this episode, Sophie-Anne and Dana revisit their answers to some of the questions ask during the live event, and answer a few that they couldn't get to then

A Community Life For All: Q&A (Episode 9)

During the DPSS team's training week in March 2021, we received a lot of questions at the end of each session. While we were able to answer some of the questions, we couldn't get to them all. In this episode, Sophie-Anne and Bethany answer some of the questions that were asked during the session "Inclusion: A Community Life For All", which you can hear or watch by checking out Episode 8 of the DPSS Podcast.

Training Videos

How to Create and Use A Visual Schedule

An image is worth a thousand words. Visual schedules can help people “see” what you mean, prepare for transitions, build autonomy and reduce anxiety. They can also work with many different ages and abilities. In this interactive workshop, you will learn and practice how to create and use visual schedules.

What is a Visual Support?

Visual supports are simple tools that can make a big difference when working with people who have communication difficulties. During this training, you will learn what visual supports are, why they are important, with whom they can be used and how to use them easily. 

How to Develop Early Language Skills: Imitation

Sensory Awareness

Learn about the different senses, how they can shape behaviour, and how to help with sensory issues. Our senses help us connect with ourselves and the world around us. Feeling too much or too little can change this connection.

Introduction to Case Management

In this training, Julie Crousset, Social Worker, and Sophie-Anne Scherrer, Occupational Therapist, talk about long term support to clients with disabilities in Eeyou Istchee. They present the role of the Community Worker, the situations when case management is needed and how it works. This presentation is geared towards CBHSSJB local Social Services staff and managers, but it can also be informative for clients and families who need long term support.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). What causes it? What are the effects? How can it be prevented?

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