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Fraser offers educational workshops and classes taught by experts with many years of experience. Our workshops are designed for families, teachers, care providers, social workers and others who are interested in great training, practical knowledge, skills and access to valuable resources.

Pre-registration is required. If you have a question, or are unable to attend your registered workshop, contact 612-767-5079 or workshops@fraser.org. A full refund is provided for cancellations occurring up to one week prior to the date of the registered class. If canceling less than one week and up to 24 hours prior to the workshop, you will be credited to a future Fraser workshop. If Fraser cancels a workshop, you will be notified and have the option to attend the rescheduled workshop, receive a credit for a future Fraser workshop, or receive a full refund.

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Understanding and Managing Executive Function Challenges - Tuesday, August 29, 2017• 9:00-11:30• Fraser Bloomington

Executive function may be one of the least studied and most frequently overlooked contributors to academic and behavioral challenges. Individuals struggling with Executive Dysfunction are often labeled lazy, forgetful, unmotivated, always late, and easily distracted, Learn how this disorder impacts planning, flexibility, sequencing, emotional regulation, working memory, organization and self-monitoring.

What’s Next? Understanding an Autism Diagnosis - Friday, September 8th, 2017 • 9:30-12:00pm• Fraser Minneapolis

This is designed for families of children who have been recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are encouraged to attend to review the diagnosis and the steps for facilitating support and interventions. This workshop includes a panel of parents who will share their personal stories and experiences with autism. Additionally, community representatives from Advocacy, County and other supportive services offer insight to accessing services.

Autism Spectrum Disorders 101 - Saturday, October 21st, 2017 • 9:00-11:30am • Fraser Anoka

This workshop provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) for families and professionals to gain a better understanding of the characteristics of ASD and the interventions that promote successful skills.

The World of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 • 9-11:30am • Fraser Bloomington

This workshop is an overview of the spectrum of Autism, focusing specifically on what previously was known as Asperger's Syndrome. An overview of this disorder will be provided as well as practical tools and strategies that address executive function, social perspective taking, transition to puberty, and anxiety management.

Fraser Parent Support Group Mondays, September 25 – November 27 • 5:00-6:30pm • Fraser Bloomington

Mondays, September 25 – November 27 • 5:00-6:30pm • Fraser Bloomington
Fraser Parent Support Group is designed for parents of children ages 7-12 years old diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Topics addressed will include behavior interventions, relationship enhancement and psychoeducation around autism. The group is led mental health professional and parents will play a large role in determining what topics are addressed.