CPD for counsellors/psychotherapists with Lesley Dougan: Working with Clients with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
Date: Saturday 13 October 2018
Time: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm (registration from 9 am)
Venue: Wellspring House, 78 High St, Starbeck, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 7LW
Cost: Early Bird: £75 if booked by 31 August. £95 from 1 September.
Students: 20% reduction on prices.
Groups of 3 or more booking together: 20% reduction on prices.
Please note – only one concession per booking. Prices include VAT, CPD certificate and light refreshments (lunch not provided).
Download the booking form here. For any information please contact the office on 01423 881 881 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .
About the trainer
Lesley is passionate about working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. She has over 20 years experience working with CAMHS specialising in Learning & Developmental Disabilities; gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Autism Spectrum Conditions; an MA in Special Educational Needs, and completed training to assess individuals using the DISCO (Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication disOrders) and ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule).
A BACP Accredited Psychotherapist, Lesley currently works for the Alder Centre, Liverpool and in private practice. She also teaches on the MA Course in Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice at Liverpool John Moores University.
- Understanding ASC
- Diagnostic Criteria for DSM 5 / ICD10 & Autism / ASC
- Critical Autism Perspectives on diagnosis
- Increase Awareness of the Sensory Components of ASC and how this impacts on clients’ experiencing
- Making sense of what is going on for clients on the Autism Spectrum
- Mental Health Issues and ASC
- Informing practice with individuals on the Autism Spectrum –
- Reasonable Adjustments
- Equality Diversity and Inclusion
- Social Stories (etc.)
The workshop will mix theory and knowledge with practical exercises to enhance your knowledge for working with this client group.