Ep. 14: Introduction to Behaviour Analysis
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Podcast Episodes

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

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

Inclusion: A Community Life For All (Episode 8)

In this podcast episode, Bethany Hartropp and Sophie-Anne Scherrer, both Occupational Therapists working with the Disability Programs Specialized Services at the CBHSSJB, talk about inclusion and accessibility. We all have different abilities, sometimes because of age, health conditions or injury. This podcast talks about strategies for staying active and having roles in our family and communities when we or our loved one need extra help to do this.

How to Stimulate Early Language Skills (Episode 7)

In this episode, Dana Lawlor (Speech Language Pathologist) and Cynthia Miller-Lautman (Occupational Therapist)  talk about some simple things that parents, educators, and family members can do to give their children exposure to language and help stimulate language learning.

How Does Language Develop? (Episode 6)

In episode, Dana Lawlor and Cynthia Miller-Lautman talk about how language develops in young children.  They share some signs that could let you know when a child might need extra help in learning language.

Training Videos

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?

How to Use a Snoezelen Room

Snoezelen room is a place where people of all ages can use their senses to relax. This webinar will teach you why it can help and how to safely use it with your clients or loved-ones. You will get concrete step-by-step instructions and watch some live videos of sessions.

Blog Posts

All About Me

The first day of school brings many changes to a student’s life. For example, they will likely have a different teacher, a different place to hang their coat, and a different classroom. During the phases of de-confinement, there may also be ongoing hygiene measures in your community.

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