Online Mental Health and Autism Project:
Looking Beyond Autism

The Online Mental Health and Autism Project (OMHAP) is a partnership between ACT- Autism Community Training and UBC CPD which aims to create an enhanced awareness of the growing trend of children with ASD having co-morbid mental health challenges. Further, this education aims to support health professionals to better recognize these mental health challenges and provide the appropriate care.

Recognizing Mental Health Disorders in Children and Youth with ASD

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A panel of autism specialists from ACT’s Online Mental Health and Autism Project provide an orientation for community professionals on the high prevalence of autism across the age span, and how autistic characteristics frequently masks mental health concerns.

Videos & Resources

Treating Anxiety, Depression, and OCD in Children and Youth with ASD

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A panel of autism specialists from ACT’s Online Mental Health and Autism Project examine specific mental health conditions that affect children with ASD and their treatment, including Anxiety, Depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Videos & Resources

OMHAP Advisory Committee

Content and structure for OMHAP is determined by an expert advisory committee, convened by ACT and chaired by Professor Anthony Bailey of the University of British Columbia.

About OMHAP
and the Advisory Committee

OMHAP is supported by:
UBC-CPD

Division of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, is advising on the development of the webinars and providing Continuing Educational Credits for registrants.


MCFD

British Columbia's Ministry of Children and Family Development has provided funding for OMHAP.