You are invited to join us at our monthly breakfast program:
Spotting Neurodiversity in the Wild
Matthew Zakreski, PsyD
Dr. Zakreski is a consultant, professor, author, and researcher serving the Gifted community. He has spoken over 300 times all over the world about supporting neurodivergent kids. He graduated from Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology in 2016, and is co-founder of the Neurodiversity Collective: https://theneuroversitycollective.com.
In his talk, Dr. Zakreski will discuss the difference between neurotypical and neurodivergent brains, and how ND clients will manifest in different systems. Using case examples, he will illustrate how to adjust therapeutic and educational techniques to meet the needs of this population.
Learning Objectives Participants will be able to:1. Differentiate between neurotypical and neurodivergent brains.
2. Adjust therapeutic and educational techniques to meet the needs of ND clients.
3. Process and participate in activities designed to identify how ND clients will manifest in different systems.
This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter receives no commercial support and reports no conflict of interest regarding this presentation.
When: Wednesday, September 13th, 2023
Where: Saint Elizabeth University
2 Convent Rd.
The Conference Room in St. Joseph’s Hall
Morristown, NJ 07960
Cost: MCPA member (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet $24
Non-member (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet $29
Students (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet $15
** PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CORRECTLY CHOOSE ZOOM OR IN PERSON **
The breakfast will be from 9:00 – 9:30 am. providing a chance to network with colleagues and students. The presentation will follow from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Payments may be made at the door by check (made out to MCPA) or with cash, if you did not pay online.
Please register online by Monday, September 11th 2023 at www.mcpanj.com. If you have questions or prefer not to register online, please contact Hayley Hirschmann, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-257-9000.
Americans with Disabilities Act: This location is ADA accessible. For accommodations, please make requests at least 14 days prior to the event: Hayley Hirschmann, Ph.D. email@example.com or 973-257-9000.
1.0 CE Credit Available
This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.
Refunds will be granted (less administrative fees) for cancellations received at least 24 hours prior to event start time.