Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Guide for General Practitioners (5 CE)

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Credits:  5 CE Credit Hours

Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: The goal of this course is to provide a concise overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder and includes updated criteria and information from DSM-5.  Based on a review of the latest evidence-based treatments and assessments, this course breaks down the types of specialized assistance to which clients may be referred.  

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778CE

Course Level: Intermediate

Course By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.

Content By: V. Mark Durand, PhD

V. Mark Durand is known worldwide as an authority in the area of autism spectrum disorders. He is a professor of psychology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where he was the founding Dean of Arts & Sciences and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Dr. Durand is a fellow of the American Psychological Association. He was awarded the University Award for Excellence in Teaching at SUNY Albany in 1991 and received the Chancellor s Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship at the USFSP in 2007. Dr. Durand is currently a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Autism Society of America. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions and has written 10 books including abnormal psychology textbooks that are used at more than 1,000 universities world-wide. In addition, he has more than 100 research publications.

Course Delivery: Textbook, Online, Self-Paced

Course Outline

1. Autism Spectrum Disorder: Background and Cases
2. Diagnostic Criteria and Epidemiology
3. Etiology
4. Comorbid Conditions
5. Screening, Diagnosis, and Assessment
6. Treatment
7. Addressing the Needs of Family Members

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to provide a concise overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder and includes updated criteria and information from DSM-5.  Based on a review of the latest evidence-based treatments and assessments, this course breaks down the types of specialized assistance to which clients may be referred.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify new criteria from DSM-5 for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  2. List screening and diagnostic instruments that are used to assess for ASD
  3. Determine appropriate resources and referrals for individuals and families dealing with ASD

Course Format:

  1. Course Textbook:*Upon registration, the Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Guide for General Practitioners textbook will be shipped to you. The cost of shipping within the U.S. is included in the course fee (outside the U.S., please call for shipping costs).
  2. Course Exam: Multiple choice online exam
  3. Course Certificate: To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation. 

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

This course is not available for NBCC credit.

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