UNC TEACCH® Autism Program Training: DSM-5 and the Childhood Rating Scale – High Functioning (CARS2-HF): Assessing the Full Spectrum of ASD in Children and Adults

This one-day workshop is for professionals involved with diagnosis and assessment of persons perceived to have autism. The workshop will use a case-oriented style covering how the DSM-5 defines ASD and how this affects diagnoses and assessments.

When Dec 13, 2019
from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where Carolina Living and Learning Center - 325 Russet Run Pittsboro NC 27312
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Attendees Target Audience: Psychologists and other professionals who are involved with diagnosis and assessment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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This one-day workshop is for professionals involved with diagnosis and assessment of persons perceived to have autism.  The workshop will use a case-oriented style covering how the DSM-5 defines ASD and how this affects diagnoses and assessments.  The workshop will review developmental history interviewing, informal assessment techniques, the Childhood Autism Ratings Scale (emphasizing the high functioning version) and review the factors that help with differential diagnoses. 

Objectives:

Participants will gain an understanding of: 

  • The DSM-5 criteria for ASD from both a direct assessment and developmental history perspective
  • How to use the CARS Second Edition-High Functioning Autism Scale (CARS2-HF) 
  • Assessment techniques and differential diagnosis of ASD versus other psychiatric disorders
CEUs are available upon completion of the entire course.

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