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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 - Thursday October 5th• 9:00-11:30• Fraser Minneapolis

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.

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.

Meaningful Use of Assessment Tools in Early Childhood Mental Health: o Early Childhood Service Intensity (ECSII) , o Child & Adolescent Intensity Instrument (CASII) , o Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) , o Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL)

This 2-day training focuses on administration, interpretation, and meaningful use of assessments used as part of early childhood diagnostic assessments. While these tools are required outcome measures to be used with all children receiving mental health services paid for through Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) or CMH Early Childhood Infrastructure Grants, they inform clinicians during the diagnostic assessment process.

Psychiatric Medications for Children with Mental Health Diagnoses

Presenter: Elinor Chase Anderson, Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner

Summary of presentation: This presentation is geared for parents who want to be educated about various medications that are prescribed in child psychiatry to treat diagnoses such as ADHD, anxiety, depression and aggression.

Intended audience: Parents