Webinar: Unstuck and On Target: Improving Young People’s Executive Function Skills

When:
December 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2019-12-11T13:00:00-05:00
2019-12-11T14:00:00-05:00
Where:
GoToWebinar
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3893874652540373250?source=Event+page
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Programs Team
(703) 243-9762
2019/12/11 13:00:00

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Unstuck and On Target: Improving Young People’s Executive Function Skills

 

This webinar will introduce participants to Unstuck and On Target (UOT), a cognitive behavioral intervention that improves young people’s executive function skills.
Presented by Laura G. Anthony, PhD and John F. Strang, PsyD 

Description

Unstuck and On Target (UOT) is an empirically-supported executive function intervention, with versions for elementary school, middle school, and high school. By making flexible thinking fun, UOT empowers young people with greater abilities to deal with the unexpected, set their own goals, stay organized, and plan for their future. This webinar will introduce participants to the goals and design of the UOT curriculum: how it is given, how it works, and its effectiveness. The Organization for Autism Research has funded the pilot work for all three school-based modules of UOT (elementary school, middle school, and transition to adulthood).

 

About the Presenters

Laura G. Anthony, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and clinician researcher with Children’s Hospital of Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Anthony is an author of the Unstuck and On Target executive function suite of interventions. Her work focuses on community-based participatory research approaches engaging autistic youth, teachers, and families in developing new interventions.

John F. Strang, PsyD, is a clinical neuropsychologist and clinician researcher with Children’s National Medical Center and the George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Strang led the efforts to develop the middle school version of Unstuck and On Target. His work focuses neurodiversity in adolescence and transition to adulthood.

 

OAR’s archived webinars can be accessed here.

If you have any questions or comments about this event or if you would like to request specific webinar topics for the future, please contact us at programs@researchautism.org or call 703-243-9762.

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Notes:

  •  Free to Participate

     

     

  •  Executive Function Skills
  •  Recorded and Archived

     

     

  •  Certificate of Attendance

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