Conference Co-Sponsored by the WCSU Department of Social Work and the M.S. in Counseling Programs
DIR/Floortime Model and Play Therapy in Autism Treatment
SpeakerEsther B. Hess, Ph.D. is registered play therapist supervisor, a developmental psychologist and executive director of a multidisciplinary treatment facility in West Los Angeles, CA, Center for the Developing Mind. The Center specializes in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of developmental and regulatory disorders, like autism spectrum disorders. In addition, Dr. Hess is a national and international speaker on DIR/Floor Time: A Developmental/Relational Treatment Approach of ASD and Sensory Processing Disorder in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults. Dr. Hess can be reached through the Center’s website, www.centerforthedevelopingmind.com.
Attendees may register by mailing in a registration form and the appropriate payment.
Monday - 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Esther Hess will speak on the DIR/Floortime Model and Play Therapy
Individuals with disability accommodations should request them in writing at least 10 days prior to the conference. Requests can be sent to the organizer, Dr. Gabriel Lomas, at email@example.com.
There are a number of comfortable and reasonably-priced hotels within a 5 minute drive of the WCSU Westside Campus. The list below is a sample of several hotels in the area. Attendees will need to arrange for accommodations on their own.
21 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT
Holiday Inn Express
89 Mill Plain Rd, Danbury, CT
22 Segar St, Danbury, CT
Spring Hill Suites
30 Old Ridgebury Rd, Danbury, CT
Hilton Garden Inn
119 Mill Plain Rd, Danbury, CT
18 Old Ridgebury Rd, Danbury, CT
Workshop Skills Level
All workshops are designed for mental health professionals, and mental health professionals who are in training. While beginners will benefit greatly from this training, all 2018 workshops are designed for Beginner and Intermediate practitioners who have some experience with Child Centered Play Therapy.
Contact Dr. Gabriel Lomas at 203-837-8512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.