Profectum Foundation to Discuss Autism and Stress Related Disorders at Three Dimensional Thinking Conference in April

This conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Stress Related Disorders presents a wonderful learning opportunity for professionals and parents who care for children, adolescents and individuals with special needs.

Friday, March 29, 2013 | 3:45 pm

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton

Worldwide the number of people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders is rising. A primary challenge related to this epidemic is the lack of professionals trained to support these individuals. The Profectum Foundation is a newly formed international non-profit organization based in Mendham, New Jersey. Founded in 2011, Profectum’s primary mission is to advance the training of parents and professionals to help children and families with special needs worldwide. Profectum embraces the DIR® (Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship-based Model) as its core approach complemented by Profectum’s new Foundational Capacities for Development (FCD™).

On April 12th thru 14th, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, Profectum Foundation will present their First International Conference, Three Dimensional Thinking in Autism and Stress Related Disorders. National experts from the fields of infant mental health, autism treatment, parenting stress, and sensory processing disorders will be presenting practical applications to multi-dimensional thinking that is required of all parents and clinicians working with families and children with special needs. Additionally, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, will be honored with Profectum’s first Humanitarian Award.

Keynote presentations feature leading researchers sharing their latest findings, as well as clinicians and educators pioneering state-of-the-art multi-dimensional intervention approaches for children, adolescents and individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. The role of stress-related disorders either secondary to an individual’s special needs or the result of early childhood trauma and the impact on development and well-being will be explored. For more information about this conference, click here for the full brochure. Individuals and professionals interested in attending the conference can click here to register online.

The conference has been approved as a regional center vendor through the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center Vendor #PD2979 – Service Code 102 and continuing education credits (CEs) for the following disciplines are available: SLP, OT, MFT, LCSW, Psychologist, RN. Click here for complete information on continuing education.

Profectum means “progress” and the Profectum Foundation is dedicated to advancing the development of all children, adolescents and adults with autism and special needs throughout their lifespans.

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