Greater Cincinnati Chapter of AACN
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Aspergers Syndrome

Webinar/Online

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:00pm ET - 7:00pm ET
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Topic

Aspergers Syndrome

Speaker(s)

Lindsey Collins Conover, PhD

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.0 CE credit to attendees.
Accredited by Hennepin Technical College and the Paramedic Network™.

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Aspergers Syndrome

Wednesday, June 16 2021 at 6:00pm ET 

The Ohio Department of Health, Community Partners™, Hennepin Technical College, and the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, invite you to join us for our continuing professional development and education webinar series. An enlightening presentation and interactive discussion on “Aspergers Syndrome and OCD: Preventing Misdiagnosis”, by Lindsey Collins Conover and Laurie Little. Continuing education for EMS and Nursing will be awarded by Hennepin Technical College and the Paramedic Network™. 

No Cost to Health Practitioners

Lindsey Collins Conover

Dr. Conover is a Postdoctoral Fellow on the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Anxiety Disorder treatment team at the Lindner Center of HOPE. She has expertise in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and adults. She serves as a therapist for patients with OCD and anxiety disorders on the two residential units, Sibcy House and Williams House. Dr. Conover earned an M.S. and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Binghamton University (SUNY). As a member of the Binghamton Anxiety Clinic, she conducted diagnostic interviews and provided ERP, CBT for social anxiety, and CBT for childhood anxiety disorders (e.g., Coping Cat). She also conducted clinical research on the treatment of OCD. She completed her APA accredited predoctoral internship at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in the Child/Adolescent Track. While on internship, she provided outpatient CBT, psychoeducational assessments, and intake evaluations to children, adolescents, and young adults. She also participated in multidisciplinary PANS/PANDAS diagnostic evaluations as a behavioral specialist. 

Laurie Little, PsyD

Dr. Little serves as the Director of Therapeutic Services, Residential. She is the primary psychologist for residents on Residential. She oversees program development as well as provides clinical supervision for Residential staff. Her areas of expertise consist primarily of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for patients with mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD and binge eating disorder. Dr. Little also specializes in working with patients who are considering, or have had, bariatric (weight loss) surgery. Dr. Little earned her Doctorate of Psychology degree from the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut. She completed a two-year internship in Westfield Massachusetts that specializes in the training and implementation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adults with mental illness. Her dissertation studied how training clinicians in DBT helps to reduce therapist burnout. 

Paramedic Network is an approved provider of Continuing Professional Development Education for Emergency Medical Services by the Ohio EMFTS Board, provider# 1422. HennepinTechnical College is a nationally accredited member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Monash University is accredited by the Department of Education and ranked within the top 100 Universities internationally.