Scott Center Announces Fall Workshops

Monthly Free Gatherings Often Feature School of Psychology Experts

MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Scott Center on Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of Technology will host a series of free monthly workshops on a range of topics through the end of the year.

The workshops, many featuring faculty and personnel from the university’s School of Psychology, target parents, educators and professionals. They are from 6-8 p.m. in the second-floor Seminar Room at the Scott Center.

Parking is available around the building.

This fall’s dates and topics include:

  • Sept. 24: “How can Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) assist my family?”

Felipa T. Chavez, Ph.D., assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Building Blocks, a clinical treatment program that specializes in Parent Child Interaction Therapy for the treatment of child disorders.

  • Oct. 29: “Everything you need to know about special needs financial planning.”

Met Life special needs planners Nicki Biamonte and Thomas Wilson will present.

  • Nov. 12: “Let’s Have a Potty Party: Tips for Toilet Training your Child.”

Tamara Pawich, Ph.D., BCBA-D

  • Dec. 10: “Surviving the Holidays: Tips for parents to ensure a safe and enjoyable season while traveling and visiting with family.”

Alison M. Betz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Registration is not required to attend. For more information, please call (321) 674-8106 or visit


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