Helping Adolescents Navigate Mental Health and Social Thinking Challenges

Course: #9076Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Dec 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

This course discusses the specific mental health challenges that adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) confront. It will also address ways in which SLPs can identify warning signs, differentiate social thinking challenges from a mental health challenge, and collaborate with others in order to work effectively with students when they are struggling with mental health issues.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 red flag indicating a mental health challenge or crisis in students with ASD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 ways to work simultaneously on a mental health challenge and social thinking skills.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 ways to manage a mental health crisis an adolescent may be experiencing.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Explanation of prevalence of ASD and mental health challenges
10-20 Minutes Identifying red flags that this is a “disorder”
20-30 Minutes How to differentiate a social thinking challenge from a mental health challenge
30-40 Minutes Specific co-morbid mental health challenge and disorders (specifically, post-traumatic stress disorder/trauma)
40-50 Minutes How to work on social thinking and mental health simultaneously
50-55 Minutes Identifying a “crisis” and collaborating
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Sharon Baum was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She provides ASD services privately and for the NYC Department of Education. Nonfinancial: Sharon is a member of ASHA Sig 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.