Cognitive Adaptation Training (CAT) is a practical, evidence-based approach for families and caregivers of adults living with schizophrenia. In this interactive workshop you will gain strategies and tools to help your loved one build independence in taking care of themselves, their spaces, and participating in their communities.
Erin AuCoin (she/her) is a Registered Occupational Therapist working in the Cognitive Adaptation Training (CAT) service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. In her 5 years as an OT, Erin’s work has focused on empowering individuals experiencing complex mental health issues to lead more independent and rewarding lives by enabling engagement with their daily activities and communities. Erin currently supports individuals in both inpatient and outpatient settings to work toward their recovery goals and building independence through CAT, and facilitates various education sessions to support its implementation throughout the hospital.