Drs. Melanie McConnell and Tara Jukes are offering a parent tic workshop

Drs. Melanie McConnell and Tara Jukes are offering a parent tic workshop

On Saturday February 12, 2022, Drs. Melanie McConnell and Tara Jukes are offering a workshop for parents or caregivers of children/ adolescents with tics (up to 3 caregivers per family). This will be a 2.5 hour virtual workshop (10am-12:30pm) offered via zoom. There will be education, resources and handouts provided and some time for group discussion and questions.

 COST:

• $250 per family. You will receive a receipt and costs may be covered by extended health plans. 

 WORKSHOP CONTENT: 

• Information and education on tics, including how common they are, development over time, typical course, and causes 

• When and how to seek treatment for tics, and when treatment is not necessary 

• An introduction to function-based intervention for tics. This will involve identifying triggers for tics, and beginning to brainstorm strategies to help manage these triggers 

• Information on web-based resources for helping support children managing their tics 

• A brief overview of Habit Reversal Training (HRT) and Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT) and how to know if this may be helpful for your child 

 HOW TO REGISTER… 

• Please contact Cornerstone Child and Family Psychology Clinic at 604-808-5559 or email at info@cornerstonepsychology.ca to register or for questions 

 Click the link below to download a copy of the workshop flyer. 

Contact Info

Cornerstone
Child & Family Psychology Clinic

Suite 212 - 3195 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6H 3K2
Tel 604.808.5559
Fax 604.565.6616


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