The Community Paediatric team SWRHA and the Child Guidance Clinic hosted their sixth Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parent Training Workshop at the Pleasantville Health Centre on September 26th 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for parents of children attending clinics. The first workshop, which was successfully held on June 14th 2016, acted as a catalyst for members of staff to consistently host these parent training workshops in the South-West Region. Training of these Parent Training modules were conducted in April 2015 by medical professionals from the Vanderbilt University, Treatment and Research Institute for Autism (TRIAD) and funded by the Rotary Club of Port of Spain West. Staff from all Regional Health Authorities were trained to educate and train parents in each region on Autism Spector Disorder. The Community Paediatrics and Child Guidance Clinics continue to work together to provide these Parent Training workshops at the Pleasantville Health Centre.

In Photo: Ms. Giselle Dumas, Clinical Psychologist at the Child Guidance Clinic during their presentation with parents.