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Applications of CBT to Address Emotional Functioning in Youth with ASD

Posted July 24, 2017

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Monday, July 24 - Tuesday, July 25
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street

  • ACT - Autism Community Training
  • 604-205-5467
  • $175-$400

This two-day intensive training is for mental health clinicians experienced in CBT with an interest in adaptations relevant to neurodevelopmental disabilities (e.g., autism, ADHD, learning disability). Day 1 is open to a more general audience but an understanding of CBT is required. Day 2 is for clinicians only. Registrants for Day 2 must attend Day 1.

Day 1 – Understanding mental health problems and ASD – evidence-based case conceptualization to inform treatment planning

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize common emotional and behavioural problems associated with ASD
  • Differentiate mental health problems from ASD symptoms
  • Conceptualize common case frameworks that can inform CBT planning
  • Consider ethical issues in working with individuals with ASD using a CBT framework – including  a panel discussion

Day 2 – Principles of cognitive behavioural therapy for youth with ASD: Common therapeutic activities and adaptations

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and explore adaptations to commonly used CBT techniques
  • Learn about common strategies employed to assist in developing a therapeutic alliance with youth with ASD receiving therapy

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Applications of CBT to Address Emotional Functioning in Youth with ASD

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