Webinar: Recognizing & Diagnosing Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Date

When:  Aug 9, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)

Location

Online Instructions:
Url: http://naswinstitute.inreachce.com/Details/Information/bda71cf1-6c8b-4f8f-8718-19b4acb52d22
Login: Register at the link above using your NASW username and password.

Details

Cost: SPS Members:  Free / NASW Members:  $20 / Non-NASW Members: $30

CE: 1 Pain/Symptom Management Contact Hour

Presenter:  Annette L. Beckland, MSW, LCSW, NBCCH

According to the Centers for Disease Control in 2018, 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with Autism in the United States. But what about adults? How many have slipped through the cracks or are misdiagnosed with a mental illness? What services can we refer to? How can we best serve this population?

Objectives:

  • Define Autism & Asperger’s 
  • Learn about an Autism Program at a psychiatric facility 
  • Practice utilizing a screening tool developed by the Autism Research Center (ARC) at the University of Cambridge, England 
  • Learn about the Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA) tool designed to diagnose Autism Spectrum Conditions

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