Total CE Credit Hours: 13
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101280
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About the Course:
Individuals with autism and their caregivers face unique challenges in later childhood and adolescence, yet this period is often neglected in the professional literature. The unique volume upon which this course is based translates current research on the needs of this population into practical recommendations for clinicians and educators. Featuring vivid case examples and an in-depth, reproducible assessment form, the book comprehensively addresses the many contexts of children’s lives. Accessible guidance and hands-on suggestions are provided for:
- Supporting positive behavior, communication, and social skills
- Managing issues related to mental and physical health and sexuality
- Helping families access services and navigate the legal system
- Optimizing the educational and transition planning process
This course is based on the book, Growing Up with Autism: Working with School-Age Children and Adolescents created by Gabriels, Robin L., PsyD. and Hill, Dina E., PhD. in 0.
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the unique challenges involved in working with school-age and adolescent young people with autism. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify ways to promote positive behavior and social skills in children and adolescents with autism.
Describe ways to address communication and language problems in young people with autism.
Apply relevant information regarding the management of mental and physical health issues with young autistic clients/patients.
Assess suggestions offered regarding sexuality and autism in young people.
Explain how parents and concerned others should access needed services and navigate the legal system regarding autistic youth.
Describe how family life and leisure time can be improved for families of autistic youth.
Be able to provide examples of ways to optimize the educational and transitional planning processes for autistic youth.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
13 credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
13 credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
13 ce credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
13 credit hours
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
13 credit hours
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