This 2-day online training will focus on providing mental health clinicians working with adults further practical tools for working with autistic adults. Please note this training does not focus on moderate to severe intellectual disability and associated behavioural interventions. Please contact Mindful for further information with regards to training options in this area.

This event will cover:

  • Best practice tools and processes for screening and diagnostic assessment of autism in adults.
  • Common co-occurring mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions in autistic adults.
  • Adapting mental health interventions for autistic adults including prescription of psychiatric medication, supporting emotional
  • Linking autistic adults with community supports.
  • Lived experience perspective.

Eligibility criteria

This training is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists, psychiatric nurses and peer support workers.

Categories: Capability 9 - Delivering holistic and collaborative assessment and care planning, Working with infants, children, and younger persons
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Intermediate
Lifespans: Youth, Adult, Older Persons

Thursday 30 March 2023
09:00 to 16:00
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Friday 31 March 2023
09:00 to 16:30
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Specific location and venue confirmed by provider upon registration.

Subsidised rate of $220 available to Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/AMHS: including Orygen, Headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, Take Two clinicians, and
clinicians employed at Victorian publicly funded Adult Mental Health Services (including Forensicare).

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