Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research at the NIMH
This course is based on a publication by the National Institute of Mental Health that summarizes current efforts and methods of research directed towards Autism Spectrum Disorders in the United States. It provides the mental health practitioner with a comprehensive overview of the state of the art research in autism with some recent findings and implications for future research as well as resources for referral and further information. It is a useful course for mental health practitioners who work with children and families who have been affected by any of the Autism Spectrum Disorders. It is targeted for beginning and intermediate practitioners.
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such as midwives and dieticians and nutritionists who work in team or multidisciplinary environments. This course is designed mainly for clinicians and direct service providers. It is targeted for beginning and intermediate practitioners.
Author: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
This course will provide a professional with information about Autism Spectrum Disorders. Specifically, a professional will:
- Identify the symptoms and indicators of Autism Spectrum disorders.
- Identify treatment options for of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Recognize current research regarding the causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Citation: National Institute of Mental Health. (2004). Autism Spectrum Disorders Research at the National Institute of Mental Health. NIH Publication No. 04-4508. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Staff Training
- Employees Only: This course is approved for employee training. However, this course does not provide CE credit for licensed or certified professionals.
This course is Non Interactive .