Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) Introductory Workshop (French)

Event

 

Event Overview 

Dates: November 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 2023 (6 half-days)
Format: Virtual/Online
Certified trainer: Dr. Mandy Steiman, Clinical Psychologist
Workshop facilitator: Dr. Noémie Hébert-Lalonde, Neuropsychologist
Accreditation: More information coming soon 
Price: $1,000 - $1,250 CAD +tax
Language: French

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Workshop dates
Week 1 Time(s)
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 1 - 4 PM EDT (3 hours)
Thursday, November 16, 2023 1 - 4:30 PM EDT (3.5 hours)
Friday, November 17, 2023 1 - 4:30 PM EDT (3.5 hours)
Week 2 Time(s)
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 1 - 4:30 PM EDT (3.5 hours)
Thursday, November 23, 2023 1 - 4:30 PM EDT (3.5 hours)
Friday, November 24, 2023 1 - 4 PM EDT (3 hours)

Note: This online workshop is offered over 6 half-days. It is not equivalent to the ADI-R Advanced/Research Workshop, which only takes place in person.

 

About the workshop

The Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) is a widely used, standardized assessment tool for establishing autism diagnoses. The comprehensive interview, which can be administered in person or via telehealth using videoconferencing, allows clinicians and researchers to collect valuable information about an individual’s behaviours and developmental history to evaluate possible symptoms of autism.

Workshop goals:

  • Learn the fundamentals of ADI-R administration and scoring
  • Practice ADI-R coding through observation of two ADI-R administrations and detailed coding discussions
  • Develop practical skills in using and interpreting ADI-R algorithms and classifications
  • Explore the clinical use of the ADI-R (e.g., report writing), its psychometric properties, and associated research.

 

Language

This workshop is offered in French.

 

Accreditation

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

More information coming soon. 

 

Who can attend

The workshop is open to: 

  • New and experienced clinicians, researchers, and students who would like to learn about and gain additional skills in diagnosing autism using the ADI-R
  • International and Canadian participants.

 

About the trainer

Mandy Steiman, PhD, Psychologist, specializes in the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated diagnoses. She received an undergraduate degree at McGill University, and Master of Science and doctoral degrees at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Steiman has held positions at the McGill University Health Centre since 2006, working with complex and diverse clinical populations and leading multi-disciplinary teams. For over 15 years, she has served as a clinical site leader for numerous multi-site and longitudinal research studies. 

Steiman trains students and professionals from a wide range of disciplines in diagnostic assessment for both research and clinical purposes. She is a certified trainer for diagnostic tools, including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – Second Edition (ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R). Her goal is to train professionals to provide high quality, evidence-based care while employing an empathic and collaborative approach with patients and their families.

 

About the workshop facilitator

Noémie Hébert-Lalonde, PhD, Neuropsychologist, specializes in neurodevelopmental conditions present in children and young adults. 

Hébert-Lalonde obtained her degree from the Université de Montréal in 2014. She also holds a Certificate in Neuropsychological Assessment and has received advanced training in the use of the gold-standard ADOS-2 in her clinical and research practices. 

 

Workshop fee

Regular Fee: $1,250 CAD +tax

Reduced Fee: $1,000 CAD +tax - The reduced fee applies to students; clinicians in the public healthcare system or the public school system in Canada; all participants from low-income or middle-income countries

Note:

  • Early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited.
  • Your spot is secured upon completing registration and payment.
  • We reserve the right to cancel workshops in the case of insufficient attendance.

 

Workshop materials
  • We ask that participants have access to an ADI-R manual. Materials can be in English, French or any of the official ADI-R translations.
  • Two ADI-R protocols are included in the workshop fee. 

 

Registration is now open: 

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Questions? Contact us at acar-training.neuro [at] mcgill.ca

 

Site-specific workshops

To inquire about offering an ADI-R workshop exclusively for your staff, please acar-training.neuro [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Site-specific%20ADOS-2%20workshop%20request) (contact us) at acar-training.neuro [at] mcgill.ca. Note that we can accommodate a small number of requests, and those from our network are prioritized.

 

Building a community of shared expertise

The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) Clinic hosts ADI-R training workshops as part of its Clinical Capacity Building Program – the first of its kind in Quebec.

Its annual professional development opportunities help to enhance the skills of autism professionals and build a community of shared learning, support and expertise.

Learn more about our program

 

Contact Information

Contact: 
Jessica Charlebois, Clinical Research Coordinator
Organization: 
Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) Clinic, The Neuro, McGill University
Email: 
acar-training.neuro [at] mcgill.ca
Office Phone: 
514-444-6920
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