Mindfulness-based Interventions: Benefits to Families, Caregivers, and Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Date: March 9, 2021
Time: 11 :00-12:00 PST
Location: https:/ /ubc.zoom.us/j/3067460658
passcode: 947146

This colloquium will provide an overview of the concepts, rationale, and evolution of mindfulness-based interventions. Research supporting the benefits of these interventions with families, caregivers, and individuals with ASD and other disabilities will be included. The presenter will describe the characteristics of effective programs and tips to support individuals with ASD.

No registration is required.

This event with be recorded and posted on the CIRCA website at a later date; see https://circa.educ.ubc.ca/media/for past colloquia

Georgina Robinson
Author: Georgina Robinson

Georgina has a doctoral degree in educational and counselling psychology from the University of British Columbia. She has over 20 years of clinical experience supporting both adults and children to cope with life stressors including anxiety and depression. She has extensive experience working with professionals and parents who support children and adolescents with learning or behavioral challenges. Georgina is passionate about supporting caregivers, those who provide support to others and are at risk for compassion fatigue.