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Health & Wellbeing in Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Challenging Behaviour - The Tip of the Iceberg

This conference will provide educational and informative updates on psychiatric, behavioural and complex health components specific to individuals with DD, and showcase best practices in the field. Specifically, the conference will focus on approaches to complex challenging behaviours, contributing medical issues and new developments in medication and behavioural treatment. In addition, the conference will address important health and mental health issues and will review common genetic syndromes such as Down Syndrome and Fragile X. This conference will engage health care providers and educators from a wide range of professional disciplines in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to maximize health and wellbeing so as to minimize disability and improve quality of life. The format will include plenaries, breakout sessions and poster sessions.

Contact Information:
Ian Chipperfield
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Phone: (604) 827-3112
Fax:     (604) 822-4835
Email: ian.ipce@ubc.ca
Website: www.interprofessional.ubc.ca