Smooth Transitions – Helping your Family through Daily Routines: Grow Education Series

09 Mar, 2022

Grow Education Series

Many children, youth, and adults with disabilities have a hard time moving through daily activities and tasks. Sometimes, when parents and caregivers try to transition to the next item on the schedule, they are met with passive resistance such as ignoring or with active resistance such as tantrums. Both scenarios pose different challenges and can be very frustrating to manage in the moment. 

 In this presentation, we will be reviewing why challenges with routines and transitions happen, tips to neutralize these challenging parts of the day, and responses to use when passive or active resistance happens. We hope to provide some ideas to support you and your family members get through your daily routines.  

PRESENTER: Jennifer Jarvis, M.Ads, BCBA 

Jennifer Jarvis received her Master’s Degree in Applied Disabilities Studies in April 2014 and subsequently obtained certification as a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). She currently holds a position as a Behaviour Analyst (Clinical Supervisor) with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) where she provides functional behaviour assessments and treatment for children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses using an Applied Behaviour Analysis framework. 

Who should attend? 

Caregivers, parents of those with disabilities, professionals in the community 

Workshop Details 

Facilitator:  Jennifer Jarvis, M.Ads, BCBA 

Day & Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Cost: $0 per person – This workshop is funded by the Ontario Trillium Fund & The City of Ottawa 

Registration: Please register using the link below. Registered participants will be sent the Zoom link to access the workshop prior to the workshop. 

NOTE: Registration closes at 5:00 pm on March 9, 2022. No registrations will be accepted after this time. 

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