Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR): Transforming autism research, training and care -- improving lives via Open Science

ECHO-Autism Workshop

 

Overview 

Format: 7 online sessions, via Zoom 
Price: Free
Language: English
Accreditation: This workshop is accredited (more info available at registration)

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About the workshop

The ACAR Clinic’s ECHO-Autism telementoring programme – the first of its kind in Quebec – aims to standardize best practices and increase knowledge about autism and related conditions among healthcare providers.

Using a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach, a panel of expert specialists (a.k.a. the 'Hub Team') lead virtual clinics catered to health professionals and trainees in local communities.

Each session includes a short didactic lecture on a specific topic, followed by a case study by an attendee and a group discussion.

 

About the ECHOTM model

The Extension of Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) modelTM consists of a platform for both delivery of services and outcomes research, with the purpose of reducing health disparities by erasing barriers between specialty and primary care, particularly in underserved and remote areas.


Watch to learn more about the ECHO-Autism model

 

Accreditation

The ACAR Clinic’s workshops are approved for accreditation by the Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Accreditation ensures participants that the activities in which they take part in meet McGill University's high educational standards.

Further details regarding approved accreditors and number of hours will be made available at registration.

 

What participants had to say

“I really appreciated that the programme incorporated many perspectives and presented cases throughout the lifespan, with both clinical and didactic components, incorporating many perspectives. I’ve learned a lot about the autism spectrum from this ECHO and really appreciated the overall experience.”

- Jie, Doctoral student, Clinical Psychology (Montreal, Quebec)

“[The programme] validated my perspective and experiences in working with autistic patients with co-occurring conditions. I appreciated the different areas and skills of the Hub Team.” 

- Catherine, Psychologist (Montreal, Quebec)

"The most important parts of what I learned are the resources available to individuals with autism and practical recommendations to give their parents."

- Melanie, Doctoral student, Clinical Psychology (Montreal, Quebec)

Learn more about our previous ECHO-Autism workshop (2021)

 

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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.

 

 

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