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TRAINING FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

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					The Autism Spectrum Disorders Connections Coalition includes The Children’s Annex, RCAL, GRASP, NADD, Hudson Valley Autism Society, Ulster Greene ARC, UCMHD, MHA, consumers and family members
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS TRAINING QUESTIONNAIRE Name: ___________________________ Agency: _________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________

Title: _________________________________

1. Are you interested in the following Autism training programs? (Please note: These sessions are Powerpoint presentations from live conferences. Drs. Attwood, Gerhardt and Ory will not be present.) CBT & the Assessment of Anxiety, Depression & Anger – Dr. Attwood - 1 hour (Asperger’s symptoms, social anxiety, agoraphobia, PTSD, depression, and Cognitive-Emotional Training Kit) Affective Education & Cognitive Restructuring – Dr. Attwood - 1 hour (Affective education, self-esteem, feelings dictionary, expression of affection) Creating an Emotional Management Toolbox – Dr. Attwood – 47 min. (Physical activity, relaxation tools, social tools, special interests, Social stories, graded practice, crisis intervention) Teaching Teachers about Asperger’s Syndrome – Dr. Attwood - 1 hour (The nature of impairments, friendship program, team building) Asperger’s Syndrome and Adolescence – Dr. Attwood - 1 hour (Physical changes, friendship, sexuality, executive functions, Interests, mood disorders, self esteem, job preparation) [ ]

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Anger Management – Dr. Attwood - 1 hour [ ] (Review of anger management – trigger, escalation, crisis, recovery; emotional toolbox) Supporting Children & Adults: Trouble with Transitions; - Nathan Ory – 1 hour Persistent, repetitive behavior (Foundation; management) Bridges to Adulthood for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Transition planning for adolescents and adults) – Dr. Gerhardt – 30 min. 2. 3. [ ]

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What are the unmet training needs? _________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ Who is the target audience? _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

Please return to Lydia Diaz at the Ulster County Mental Health Department via ldia@co.ulster.ny.us or call her at 340-4137 to provide the information. If you are interested in joining the E-mail list for training notifications and advocacy updates please check here. Please share this flyer with individuals with autism and their family members who

are welcome and encouraged to join the E-mail list and participate in trainings.