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April 2020

Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

April 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Seminar Room at Vecova, 3304 33rd Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6 Canada
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Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

Presented by Bill Angus, M.Sc., Registered Psychologist Venue: Vecova Seminar RoomThis is a new category of disorders included for the first time in DSM-5. It includes somatic symptom disorder, illness anxiety disorder (formerly hypochondriasis), conversion disorder, and others. We will discuss the major features of each condition, prevalence, course, approaches to treatment and support.

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May 2020

Down Syndrome

May 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Seminar Room at Vecova, 3304 33rd Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6 Canada
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Down syndrome

Raluca Neamtu, B.A., B. Ed., Graduate Practicum Student Venue: Vecova Seminar RoomThis is a condition, also known as Trisomy 21, wherein extra genetic material affects cognitive and physical development. This presentation explores some of the medical concerns, and cognitive and functional issues involved in the syndrome and strategies for working with clients with this diagnosis.

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Understanding Schizophrenia…

May 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Seminar Room at Vecova, 3304 33rd Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6 Canada
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20200515-Understanding

Full title: Understanding Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Veena Prasad, MA, Registered Provisional Psychologist Venue: Vecova Seminar RoomThis presentation will discuss the different types of schizophrenic disorders along the schizophrenia spectrum and strategies to support individuals with this diagnosis. After attending this presentation, attendees will have a better understanding about schizophrenia and its diagnostic criteria, as well as the available treatments.

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