Why is my client eating that? Making sense of seemingly senseless behaviour

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism presents a lecture by Laura L. Grow, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education (ECPS)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
2125 Main Mall, Neville Scarfe Bldg. Room 310

In this colloquium, Dr. Grow will discuss the medical and behavioural assessment of pica (the persistent eating of substances that have no nutritional value), safety precautions and considerations, short-and long-term medical risks, several interventions for the treatment of pica, and resources for practitioners and caregivers. The presentation will be appropriate for beginning and advanced practitioners providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities, caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities, and medical professionals.

Light refreshments will be provided.