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Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is known as a challenging, complex, and long-term condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent worldwide. Often, a diagnosis of autism can come as a shock, and can be an overwhelming experience for all involved. Consequently, this presentation focuses on empowering parents, caregivers, and teachers, and professionals so they can better understand and address the needs, strengths, and difficulties of children on the spectrum.
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is known as a challenging, complex, and long-term condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent worldwide. 

Often, a diagnosis of autism can come as a shock, and can be an overwhelming experience for all involved.  Consequently, this presentation focuses on empowering parents, caregivers, and teachers, and professionals so they can better understand and address the needs, strengths, and difficulties of children on the spectrum.

“Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum” will give a fundamental understanding of the who, what, where, why, and how of autism by: (1) exploring the diagnosis, characteristics, and global statistics of autism; (2) reframing problem behaviors by taking an attachment and person-centered perspective; (3) surveying interventions available (including evidence-based, emerging, and alternative practices; (4) giving practical tools and strategies so parents, caregivers, and teachers can work collaboratively to respond to the unique needs of children with autism.

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the diagnosis and characteristics of ASD
  • Develop a thorough understanding of why symptoms occur.
  • Develop practical tools and strategies to help children with ASD.
  • Foster a collaborative approach when working with children with ASD

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 5.0 instructional hours endorsed by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
  • RESOURCES: Access to several mental health and parenting resources
  • SUPPORT:  Access to the instructors who teach each course should any questions arise.
  • LIFETIME ACCESS: As long as the course is being hosted on our platform, the course is available to you
  • SELF-PACED STUDY: No timeline for completion of the course.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.

DISCLAIMER:
All courses offered by ICP are for individual use only. Using them for corporate/group training, or shared purposes are a violation of copyright law. Furthermore, all products/services provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.

 

 

 

Earn

CERTIFICATE: Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum

Time

5 Hours

Prerequisites

None

Age Group

2-17 Years

Instructor Information

Cierra Chmiliar, M.C., Registered Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist

Cierra Chmiliar is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Play Therapist in Alberta, Canada. She gained her undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta, and her Masters of Counselling degree from City University of Seattle. She currently works in a private practice specializing in working with children, teens, and families using a variety of types of therapy. Her background includes both personal and professional experience working with children with developmental disorders (including Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD).

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