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Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Mental Health: Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Autism Treatment: Part 2 of 2

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Description:

This two-part series presented by, Robert Cox, MA, PLPC, NCC, will discuss issues surrounding autism and mental health. In  Part 2: Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Autism Treatment: Robert will share his more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families with autism. Robert has found that we can improve treatment by providing for the sensory needs, assisting with emotional regulation and then teaching behavioral and social skills as needed.  Individuals with intense sensory issues often do not feel safe in their own world. They may feel as though they are constantly under attack by the environment around them. New research in mindfulness practice and neurochemistry indicates that teaching self-regulation with mindfulness after supporting sensory needs can be beneficial.

Learner Objectives:

After viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the level of functioning of autism
  • Identify sensory issues involved with autism
  • Identify the necessary direction of treatment 
  • Identify helpful sensory exercises
  • Implement mindfulness training at various levels
  • Determine when behavioral supports are necessary 

Certificate of Completion:

To earn a Certificate of Completion/Attendance for an archived Tri-State Webinar:

  1. View the archived webinar on our Moodle site
  2. Submit responses to the Study Questions (on Moodle)
  3. A Certificate of Completion will automatically be populated. Download and/or print.

Click here for instructions of how to create a Moodle Account.

To log into Moodle go to http://moodle.tasnatbs.org

The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Mental Health.

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