Next Virtual Counseling & Wellness Event on Feb. 16
DA’s Counseling & Wellness Department is proud to present another Parent Education Event in February! Topics in our Youth Mental Health series include the stress of school during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASD versus or co-occurring with ADHD, social-emotional development, and the struggle of life/stress balancing. This second presentation will be Wednesday, Feb. 16 through Zoom at 6 p.m. The event, Understanding and Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum, will be presented by Dr. Jane Hancock.
Dr. Jane Hancock (she/her) is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in child psychology. She also has special interest and expertise in treating children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, and specializes in giftedness, learning disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. She received her master’s and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology at the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Hancock worked with children and families at community mental health clinics, residential and day treatment centers, and in the public school system before joining Birch Psychology. At Birch Psychology, she has learned the importance of weaving a child's special interests into their home and school lives. She uses a framework for supporting individuals on the spectrum that includes viewing autism as a strength-based way of being and understanding the world.
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