This 2-day online training will focus on providing mental health clinicians working with adults further practical tools for working with autistic adults. Topics covered will include:

This event will cover:

  • Best practice tools and processes for screening and diagnostic assessment of ASD 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, and Psychiatric Nurses.

Categories: Assessment & intervention, Younger persons mental health
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Intermediate
Lifespans: Youth, Adult, Older Persons

Thursday 24 November 2022
09:00 to 16:30
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Friday 25 November 2022
09:00 to 16:30
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Specific location and venue confirmed by provider upon registration.

Subsidised rate of $198 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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