Autism Spectrum Disorders
Course Description: This course is based on a publication by the National Institute of Mental Health about autism sprectrum disorders; it’s also on the NIMH website. This is a detailed article and booklet that describes symptoms, types, and treatments of autism spectrum disorder. This publication is an excellent primer for the mental health professional and provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information. The course 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 dieticians and nutritionist who work with children. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to learn about autism and working with children.
Author: National Institute of Mental Health
Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with an overview of autism spectrum disorders. Specifically, a professional will:
- Identify the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders.
- Describe the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders.
- Identify effective treatments for autism spectrum disorders.
Citation: Strock, Margaret. Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders). NIH Publication No. NIH-04-5511, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, 40 pp. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/autism.cfm 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 .