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The PLAY Project’s Intensive Workshop Online

April 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am April 21, 2021 @ 9:00 pm EDT

Learn more and register here: https://playproject.org/project/intensive-workshop-online/

The PLAY Project™ is a parent implemented, intensive early intervention program for young children with autism that is evidence-based.

About the workshop: Get an overview of The PLAY Project methods and principles to gain skills in helping children with autism! The online course consists of case studies, video analysis of parent and child interaction, interactive activities, and live sessions that develop behavioral and developmental techniques for engaging children with autism and other developmental delays through play. The PLAY Intensive Workshop Online (PLAY IWO) is a professionally designed course that is fun, engaging, and educationally effective.

Who will benefit:
Child development professionals, service providers, parents of children with autism, administrators and policy makers involved with autism services. *Parent, student and group rates available! Please email events@playproject.org for special rates.

The IWO has approximately 10 hours of content to be completed asynchronously over two-weeks and has 2 live sessions (The IWO live sessions are non-mandatory*, virtual webinars with a PLAY Project Master trainer where participants can ask questions about the course). *Live sessions required for CEUs. CEUs pending.

Course Open
Wednesday, April 7th
9 am EST

Live Session #1
Monday, April 12th
12-1 EST

Live Session #2
Monday, April 19th
12-1 EST

Course Close
Wednesday, April 21st
9 pm EST

Learning Objectives – After this workshop participants will be able to:
– Explain the 7 Circles of PLAY and how they relate to the PLAY Autism Intervention Program when working with children with ASD
– Define intensive autism intervention, including interventions that are categorized as play-based, developmental, and behavioral
– Identify techniques that help improve language, social skills, behavior, development, and play skills of children with autism
– Describe Greenspan’s 6 Functional Developmental Levels (FDLs) and how they relate to The PLAY Project Autism Intervention
– Identify the behaviors and symptoms of children who have sensory processing challenges
– Describe how a child’s unique profile is created and develop a plan to improve the child’s social interactions based on this profile
– Identify developmental progress and PLAY Project methods & techniques through the review of video case studies
– Participants watch evidence based strategies, through case study videos, that promote engagement. Participants will take a quiz to show what they have learned.
– Participants practice developing a child profile, after watching a case study video. Participants receive digital handouts that they can use to further practice these skills with children and families.
*Learning outcomes will be assessed through a PLAY Project self-evaluation quiz/post-test


April 7 @ 9:00 am EDT
April 21 @ 9:00 pm EDT
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