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April 2020

Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Seminar Room at Vecova, 3304 33rd Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6 Canada
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20200403-Somatic

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 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Seminar Room at Vecova, 3304 33rd Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6 Canada
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20200501-Downsyndrome

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 @ 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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June 2020

Strength in Abilities (Virtual Event)

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 11:59 am
Virtual Event
20200628-StrengthInAbilities

Get active at home or in your community while social distancing in support of Vecova! We are happy to welcome everyone to Vecova’s virtual Strength in Abilities Run and Walk! Persons of all ages and abilities to participate in this fitness event, which challenges individuals to find their strength and complete a fitness challenge of their choosing. Participants will have 10 days to complete the Strength in Abilities Virtual Event at their own pace and in their own homes/surroundings. Register…

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September 2020

Chili Cook-Off

September 21 - October 2
Virtual Event
Free

Vecova has been challenged to keep the chili spirit alive in a new and innovative way! This year, Vecova’s annual Chili Cook-Off will take place throughout the Calgary community from September 21 – October 2, 2020. Through virtual means, the community will still be able to come together to enjoy their best chili dishes and support Vecova.

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