The 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference

The UBC Interprofessional Continued Education is hosting its 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference.

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This interdisciplinary conference will focus on practical strategies to optimize the potential of individuals with developmental disabilities. The conference’s Call for Abstracts is now open and we’d like to invite your network to submit abstracts. Submissions from students are welcome

Below conference details:

The 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference

November 16-18, 2016

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This interactive 2016 conference will focus on practical strategies to optimize their potential. The goal is to help clinicians and caregivers learn effective ways to work with individuals with DD, their families, and to improve their quality of life experience.

The conference will also provide educational and informative updates on psychiatric, behavioural, mental health, and complex physical health specific to individuals with DD, and showcase best practices in the field. The format will include plenaries, breakout sessions and poster sessions.

 

*Call for abstracts open until March 31, 2016: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/HealthandWellbeing2016/CallforAbstracts.asp

Email marketing.ipce@ubc.ca to get on an enquiry list for updates.

 

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