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Prioritizing Mental Health and Reducing Suicide Risk for People on the Autism Spectrum

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The 2022 CIDD “Virtual” Community Talk Series Presents:

Prioritizing Mental Health and Reducing Suicide Risk for People on the Autism Spectrum

Brenna Maddox, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry; Implementation Scientist, UNC TEACCH Autism Program

Dr. Brenna Maddox is an Assistant Professor at the UNC TEACCH Autism Program. Her research focuses on improving community services for people on the autism spectrum across the lifespan. Dr. Maddox is also a clinical psychologist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric conditions in autism.

Learning Objectives:

  1.   List at least two commonly co-occurring psychiatric conditions in autistic people.
  2.   Describe at least three possible risk factors for suicidal thoughts and behaviors in autistic individuals.
  3.   Identify at least two crisis supports and resources for autistic individuals at risk of suicide.

Wednesday,  March 9, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm

**FREE via ZOOM**      

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1.5 CREDIT HOURS – ARE AVAILABLE

AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION, YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY TALK SERIES.

The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities | www.cidd.unc.edu | 101 Renee Lynne Court, Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-966-5171 – Telephone | 919-966-2230 – Fax

 

 

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://tinyurl.com/ycfmchfp

Other

Contact Name
Stephanie Fox, Ph.D.
Contact Email/Phone
stephanie.fox@cidd.unc.edu