The training is presented by a multidisciplinary specialist autism and neurodevelopmental assessment teams from a range of Victorian Infant, Child & Youth Mental Health Services.

This online training aims to provide a comprehensive grounding in the complexities of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment. Following the training you should be able to identify autism in the clients you see and refer appropriately for further assessment. Alternatively, you may wish to enroll in further training in autism assessment such as ADOS-2 or ADI-R.

This event will cover:

  • Case assessments: Preschool, School-Aged and Adolescent
  • Taking a neurodevelopmental history
  • Formulation of complex cases
  • Understanding language and social communication differences and sensory processing differences
  • Differential diagnosis and co-occurring mental health conditions
  • Guidelines for providing feedback to families and report writing

Eligibility criteria

This training is designed for psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, paediatricians, advanced trainees in child & adolescent psychiatry, CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS clinicians, Headspace clinicians and paediatric fellows.

Categories: Capability 9 - Delivering holistic and collaborative assessment and care planning, Working with infants, children, and younger persons
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Infant, Child, Adolescent, Youth

Thursday 18 April 2024
09:00 to 16:30
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Friday 19 April 2024
09:00 to 16:30
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Specific location and venue confirmed by provider upon registration.

Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS, Orygen clinicians, Take Two, Headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, PMAACC Partner (with email approval) and Public Assessment Teams (with email approval) are entitled to a subsidised rate of $250.

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