This workshop outlines how to identify autism in your clients and then proceeds to explore how its unique challenges with communication, emotional awareness, social intuition can be navigated in an episode of care in a practical hands-on way. This workshop utilizes the Tracking Better framework developed by Dr. Deeta Kimber.

This event will cover:

  • Diagnosing ASD in ICYMHS
  • Language Differences
  • Polyvagal Framework and Working with Emotions
  • Meltdown Process and Sensory Issues
  • Crawl-Walk-Run Parenting and Goal Setting
  • Working with Schools


  • Dr. Deeta Kimber (Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist ) — Private Practice

Eligibility criteria

This is for mental health clinicians who want to adapt their therapeutic practice to be more autism friendly (primary and secondary school ages) by understanding the unique differences in understanding and processing information for autistic clients so they can better target their clinical approach.

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

Monday 15 April 2024
09:00 to 02:30
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Monday 22 April 2024
09:00 to 02:30
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Specific location and venue confirmed by provider upon registration.

$145 subsidised rate for Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS, Orygen clinicians, Take Two, Headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, PMAACC Partner (with email approval), AMHS, Forensicare, Public Assessment Teams and Childrens' Health & Wellbeing Local (Brimbank-Melton/Loddon-Bendigo/Southern-Monash)

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