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Prof Tony Attwood
Dr Michelle Garnett
2nd & 3rd August
pay before 5 pm 19th July 2018
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Discount: If you are a full time student requiring a discount please enquire about our student rate and send in a photocopy of your student ID card or if you are facing hardship please email the clinic to apply for a discount.
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Prices include GST and catering throughout the day
For Cancellations: Up to 7 days notice payment will be refunded, minus a $50 administrative fee. At less than 7 days notice there will be no refund, but a credit note with Minds and Hearts for future events, minus $50, will be issued. Attendance is fully transferable.
Professor Tony Attwood is in international authority on Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) and autism. His text “Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals” has been translated into thirty languages. His new book “The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome” is recognised as the leading textbook on the subject internationally.
Dr Michelle Garnett has specialised in autism spectrum conditions for over 20 years. She devised the word's first screening tool for AS in 1993, completed her PhD on Asperger's syndrome in 2007, and co-authored two books on teaching affection to children with AS, which were published by JKP in 2014. She is the Founder and Director of Minds & Hearts, an internationally recognised clinic in Brisbane for children and adults who have an autism spectrum condition (ASC). Michelle co-authored a book with Tony in 2016, "Exploring Depression and Beating the Blues: A CBT Self-Hlep Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger's Syndrome [ASD-Level 1]".
Michelle and Tony are clinical psychologists who together have over 50 years of experience in helping people with autism spectrum disorders. They are warm, inspiring, engaging and knowledgeable presenters.
This Intensive 2 day Master Class has been designed to increase participant’s knowledge and skills in the diagnostic assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with Level 1 and Level 2 ASD, including Asperger’s syndrome. During Day 1, participants will learn how to conduct a diagnostic assessment for child or adolescents to determine whether that child is on the autism spectrum, including measurement of comorbidity, differential diagnosis, use of psychometric assessment, and both written and oral reporting or results to parents, teachers and the child. During Day 2, participants will learn best practice models for intervention with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, including individual and group therapy programs, and classroom accommodations that help.
Health and educational professionals who see children and/or adolescents with Asperger's syndrome as part of their practice, including psychologists, teachers, teachers assistants, councellors, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, GPs, social workers, paediatric psychiatrists and paediatricians.
TEACHING PROCESS: The course material is presented using a combination of didactic teaching, taped demonstrations from real life clinical sessions, case studies, and question time. Each day is a stand-alone workshop, and participants may choose to choose either one or both workshops.
In Day 1 the participants will learn:
In Day 2 the participants will learn:
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