Dr. Pickerill received her PLAY Project certification and Teach PLAY certification. PLAY Project is an evidence-based early intervention program for children evidencing autism-like behaviors and their parents. It is a program where the parent is EMPOWERED to make a difference in their child’s trajectory. The therapist works side-by-side with the parent and/or child’s teacher.
Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior: The RUBI Autism Network.
Dr. Pickerill completed this program through Nationwide Children's Hospital. The evidence-based program is "designed to teach parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) how to reduce disruptive behaviors such as aggression, tantrums, noncompliance, and self-injury."
This is a 10-11 week parenting class.
Circle of Security Provider
Dr. Pickerill became a provider in this highly respected program. It has credible research to support that parent-child attachment is more secure after the program. Research has shown that both parent and child are displaying behaviors of normalized attachment such as regulated emotions and behaviors that are not avoidant, anxious, or manipulative following the class.
The class is an 8-week parenting class.