This live 3-hour online training focuses on helping mental health professionals understand what autism is and how to interact with those on the autism spectrum. This training promotes awareness of the social, sensory, and environmental barriers which affect individuals who have autism. Participants will learn how play is affected and the play strengths and deficits common with autism. Participants will also learn how to set up an autism friendly office/therapy room and how to understand and address behavior in sessions. This training is perfect for mental health professionals who are beginning to work with children with autism and needing to gain valuable information for communicating, interacting, and providing mental health care to children with autism.
Define how social and communication issues common with autism affect the therapy experience.
Explain typical manifestations of autism (including play strengths and challenges) and what to expect when providing therapy with children with autism.
Explain how to use toys and materials in sessions to best work with children with autism.
All those working with children and young people in a counselling or case work capacity. This training is perfect for mental health professionals who are beginning to work with children with autism and needing to gain valuable information for communicating, interacting, and providing mental health care to children with autism. Psychologists, school counsellors, social workers, counsellors, youth workers, case workers, pastoral workers, other allied health professionals and students of these disciplines working with children and young people.
|Dr. Robert Jason Grant is a licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and Advanced Certified Autism Specialist. He owns and operates the Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic. Dr. Grant specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families, including working with autistic children, neurodivergent children, and those diagnosed with ADHD and other developmental disorders. He is the creator of AutPlay® Therapy, an integrative family play therapy approach. He is also a Certified Autism Movement Therapy and trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy, a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/trauma related therapy for children and adults.|
April 30, 2021 9am - 12pm AEST
Included in the training price:
SPECIAL Price $130
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