Bethesda provides workshops and other educational opportunities for parents/caregivers and community members who are interested in learning new skills or strategies to support individuals in their life.
The most important individuals in a child/youth’s life are their parents and caregivers. Bethesda provides evidence-based group and individualized parent education, coaching and consultation in-home and community locations. Training opportunities are designed to empower families in gaining skills and confidence to teach and support their chldren/youth’s ongoing learning and development.
Bethesda will work with community partners to customize workshops and training opportunities in a variety of content areas, e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Occupational Therapy or Speech-Language Pathology. Examples of recent trainings provided to community partners include: “Functions of Behaviour”, “Every Moment is a Teachable Moment”, “Autism and ABA”, “Proactive Behavioural Strategies” and “Understanding Sensory Processing”.