Approved for 2.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level; Professional area).
1. Autism 1. Managing meltdowns - Methods to reduce and methods to avoid 2. Biomarkers and early identification of ASD 3. DSM-5 changes for the SLP 4. New behavioral interventions for repeating, self-stimming, and listing 5. Biomedical interventions - Research-based effectiveness 1. Diets, probiotics and supplements 6. Preparing for a safe pregnancy and safe baby's room 7. Translating your thoughts into visual terms for the ASD child to process 8. Addressing the peers of the ASD student 9. Teach mood management and handling anger visually 10. Latest research on factors thought to cause autism 2. Asperger's Syndrome or Level 1 Autism 1. Social skills training integrated into the classroom 2. Peer-mediated social skills training program in the classroom 3. Re-diagnosing Asperger's Syndrome under DSM-5 4. Evidenced-based techniques in video modeling 5. Preventing or responding to inappropriate sexual behavior 6. Disciplining obsessive and repetitive behaviors 7. Classroom methods to connect to the unique style of the child with autism 8. Simple techniques for increasing prevention to reduce intervention 9. Transitioning the HS student to the world of work or college
Gary M. Eisenberg, Ph.D., CPQ, is a licensed psychologist and professor with over 25 years experience in psychotherapy and psycho-educational testing. Currently a practicing clinical psychologist and adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University, he has been President of the Child, Adolescent and Family Division of the Florida Psychological Association, recipient of their 2003 Child Psychologist of the Year Award, and News Editor for their Child-Adolescent-Family Division. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association, the Florida Psychological Association (FPA), and the Association of Higher Education and Disabilities (AHEAD). He is also currently in practice in Littleton, Colorado. Dr. Eisenberg is a 2007 presenter to the FPA annual convention speaking on Child Developmental Disorders, has testified in Broward and Palm Beach County courts on child developmental custody and trauma cases and is a Florida Supreme Court-Certified Mediator. He is a frequent lecturer to schools, parent groups, and mental health organizations. Dr. Eisenberg received his BA from Muhlenberg College, his MA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida. Disclosure: Gary Eisenberg, Ph.D., CPQ has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.