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CE Workshop: Comprehensive Developmental Approach to Diagnostic Assessments for Autism Spectrum...
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12/7/2018
When: Friday, December 7, 2018
1:00pm-4:00pm
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Celine A. Saulnier, PhD
Contact: Staci Bratcher, Director of Operations
404-634-6272, ext. 208


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Workshop Title: Comprehensive Developmental Approach to Diagnostic Assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Workshop Description: 

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) impact multiple areas of functioning, demanding a multidisciplinary approach to conceptualization, diagnosis, and intervention. With the prevalence of ASD at 1 in 68 children, clinicians need to be aware of risk factors and how to screen and assess for the disorder. They also need to be aware of the impact of socio-cultural factors on diagnosis. This workshop will help practitioners identify, assess, and diagnose symptoms of ASD from infancy through young adulthood using a comprehensive developmental approach to evaluation, focusing on state of the art measures and standards of best practice in the field. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize and define the key features of ASD.
  2. Identify common diagnostic differentials and comorbid conditions.
  3. Explain the components of a comprehensive developmental evaluation for ASD.

      CE Hours: 3 

      Level: Introductory

      About the Presenters:


      Celine Saulnier, Ph.D., obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Connecticut, after which she completed a postdoctoral fellowship and then joined the faculty at the Yale Child Study Center where she developed expertise in diagnostic evaluations of individuals with ASD from infancy through adulthood. In 2011, she relocated to the Marcus Autism Center & Emory University School of Medicine to help develop and direct a large-scale clinical research program with a focus on early detection of ASD in infancy. In June 2018, she left Marcus to open her own diagnostic clinic and consulting company, Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Consulting Services, and she remains an Adjunct Associate Professor at Emory. Dr. Saulnier has written two books, Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment, and Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and she is co-author of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition.

       

       

       

       

      Registration Costs (per workshop): 

      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before November 23, 2018 to receive this rate.)

      • $70: GPA Members
      • $105: Non-members
      • $20: *GPA Student Members

      Registration (After November 23, 2018)

      • $80: GPA Members
      • $115: Non-members
      • $30: *GPA Student Members

      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

      *If a GPA Student Member needs continuing education credits, he/she will need to pay the higher GPA Member fee regardless of status as a student.

      Cancellation Policy:
      All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Staci Bratcher via email (stacibratcher@gapsychology.org). A $35 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to November 23, 2018. No refunds will be given after November 23, 2018.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.