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New Advances in the Conceptualization and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

February 28, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Hope and Healing Center & Institute
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056

Registration and lunch is from 11:00am until 11:30am

Brief description and/or objectives: New biological and clinical evidence highlights the close link between emotion regulation difficulties, social impairment, and anxiety in ASD. Fortunately, innovative, evidence-based treatments are providing creative ways to address these treatment targets. These important advances in the conceptualization and intervention of ASD will be discussed.

Personal bio/brag sheet: Dr. Patriquin is director of Research Operations and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology. Her research interests are in the biological precursors of mental illness and translating these findings into actionable clinical interventions. She has published more than 40 scientific papers and book chapters, is co-editor of a psychology textbook, and recently edited two special issue journals on autism spectrum disorder in Biological Psychology and The Bulletin of The Menninger Clinic. She has also conducted more than 50 national and international presentations on her research. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Organization for Autism Research, and McNair Medical Institute. She has received multiple local, national, and international awards for her research and mentorship, including the 2019 Rising Star Award by the Association for Psychological Science, 2018 New Investigator Award by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the 2018 Outstanding Mentorship Award for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She serves on the editorial board of The Bulletin of The Menninger Clinic. She earned two Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Business Management from Virginia Tech, as well as a master's degree and a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech. After earning her doctorate, Dr. Patriquin completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical child and pediatric psychology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (LEND/UCEED training site) and post-doctoral fellowships at the Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston at the University of Houston and The Menninger Clinic/Baylor College of Medicine as the McNair Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellow.





$15.00 STUDENT


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