Is It ASD, Trauma, or Both?

Date: Friday | April 23rd, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM

Presenters:

Description:

AAOM, MDHHS, Dr. Sarah Witherell and Dr. Kara Brooklier have partnered to present Is it Autism Spectrum Disorder, Trauma or Both? This course is designed to provide clinical professionals advanced training in differential and comorbid diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and trauma related conditions. The focus of this course will surround best practice use of ASD and trauma assessment tools. Shared symptoms and symptoms that help to differentiate the conditions will be thoroughly presented. Recommendations for clinical care for ASD and trauma will be reviewed.

CEUs: 3.0 for Psychologists (APA) and Social Workers (CEC) at no cost. *registrants must attend the full session to receive CE credit and must use the same email address for registration that is used on the post training survey to obtain the CE certificate.

The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Direct questions about continuing education to Dr. Mark Lumley at: mlumley@wayne.edu or 313-577-2247. Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) is approved to offer continuing education credits for social workers. Direct questions to Andrea Smith at: asmith1@dwihn.org.

Beyond ABA for ASD: Treatments that Work

Date: Wednesday | April 28th, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Presenters:
Lori Warner, PhD, BCBA-D

Description:

AAOM, MDHHS, and Dr. Lori Warner have partnered to present Beyond ABA for ASD: Treatments that Work. This webinar will review ways for evaluators to incorporate recommendations for services to support parents/caregivers. Clinical examples of how concepts and techniques from parent management approaches, mindful parenting, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can be used to reduce parental stress and improve ability to participate in behavioral treatment for their child. No CE provided.

ASD Differential Diagnosis in Young Children

Date: Thursday | May 20th, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Kara Brooklier has been a practicing pediatric neuropsychologist (licensed psychologist) for over 15 years. Her specialization is in the area of neurodevelopmental disorders and specifically autism spectrum disorder. She is the Director of Neuropsychological Services at the Children’s Center of Wayne County.  Dr. Brooklier is on clinical training faculty at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and an assistant clinical professor at Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences.  She is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Therapist and In Agency (Level One) Trainer.  Dr. Brooklier is passionate about empowering families through the evaluation and treatment process.

Dr. Dana Cohen is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the assessment of autism spectrum disorder and other childhood developmental, behavioral, and learning conditions.  She leads the Beaumont Children’s Center for Human Development’s multidisciplinary autism assessment clinic (AAEC).

Description:

This course is designed to provide professionals advanced training in differential and comorbid diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in toddlers and young children. The focus of this course will surround best practice use of ASD assessment tools and assessment of common differential and comorbid conditions for young children. A developmental framework for understanding the core features of ASD with be addressed. Providing feedback and treatment recommendations to help the child and family will also be presented. 

CEUs: 3.0 for Psychologists (APA) and Social Workers (CEC) at no cost. *registrants must attend the full session to receive CE credit and must use the same email address for registration that is used on the post training survey to obtain the CE certificate. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Direct questions about continuing education to Dr. Mark Lumley at: mlumley@wayne.edu or 313-577-2247. Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) is approved to offer continuing education credits for social workers. Direct questions to Andrea Smith at: asmith1@dwihn.org.

Making ASD Reports & Feedback Sessions Helpful

Date: Wednesday | May 26th, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Ramzi Hasson is a licensed psychologist who specializes in pediatric neuropsychology. His clinical interests include autism and related neurodevelopmental disabilities as well  acquired and congenital brain-based conditions.

Dr. Crystal Young is a licensed psychologist and the founder of The Center for Neuropsychology and Behavioral Health in Grand Rapids.  She is a practicing pediatric neuropsychologist who provides neuropsychological evaluations for a range of pediatric conditions, including ASD and associated disorders. 

Description:

This webinar will address best practices in ASD evaluation feedback sessions and reports. Ways to build parent engagement in the feedback process and coordinate with school personnel will be discussed. No CE provided.

ASD & Common Comorbidities

Date: Thursday | June 3rd, 2021       Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Kara Brooklier has been a practicing pediatric neuropsychologist (licensed psychologist) for over 15 years. Her specialization is in the area of neurodevelopmental disorders and specifically autism spectrum disorder. She is the Director of Neuropsychological Services at the Children’s Center of Wayne County.  Dr. Brooklier is on clinical training faculty at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and an assistant clinical professor at Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences.  She is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Therapist and In Agency (Level One) Trainer.  Dr. Brooklier is passionate about empowering families through the evaluation and treatment process.

Dr. Mira Jourdan-Krishnan is a board-certified neuropsychologist. She is an adjunct professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University and serves on the board of Ikus Life Enrichment Services. She is also a board advisor to the Association of Residential Children’s Services and current President of APA Division 44. Her clinical practice interests include, besides autism, traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Crystal Young is a licensed psychologist and the founder of The Center for Neuropsychology and Behavioral Health in Grand Rapids.  She is a practicing pediatric neuropsychologist who provides neuropsychological evaluations for a range of pediatric conditions, including ASD and associated disorders. 

Description:

This course is designed to provide professionals advanced training in comorbid diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus of this course will surround best practice use of ASD assessment tools and assessment of common comorbid conditions, including ADHD, anxiety/mood conditions, language and learning disabilities, and gender dysphoria. Coordination with school personnel and other relevant providers will be discussed.

CEUs: 3.0 for Psychologists (APA) and Social Workers (CEC) at no cost. *registrants must attend the full session to receive CE credit and must use the same email address for registration that is used on the post training survey to obtain the CE certificate. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Direct questions about continuing education to Dr. Mark Lumley at: mlumley@wayne.edu or 313-577-2247. Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) is approved to offer continuing education credits for social workers. Direct questions to Andrea Smith at: asmith1@dwihn.org.

When (and When Not) to Recommend ABA

Date: Wednesday | June 23rd, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Ruth Anan is a licensed psychologist and a licensed and board certified behavior analyst. Dr. Anan served for 15 years as the Director of the Early Childhood Program at William Beaumont Hospital’s Center for Human Development where she conducted diagnostic assessments for children with a myriad of developmental, behavioral and emotional challenges.  Starting in 2017, Dr. Anan has served as core faculty at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology where she directs a certificate program in applied behavior analysis. 

Description:

AAOM, MDHHS, and Dr. Ruth Anan have partnered to present When (and When Not) to Recommend ABA. This webinar will address the range of ABA applications, clinical presentations that are best treated by ABA practices, and clinical presentations in which ABA may not be the best treatment choice. No CE provided.

Medical Assessment & Management of ASD

Date: Wednesday | July 14th, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Presenters:
Sarah Mohiuddin, MD.   Tisa Johnson-Hooper, MD

Dr. Sarah Mohiuddin is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan and serves as the Director of Multidisciplinary Autism Program.  She also serves as the Training Director of the Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program and the Co-Director of the Behavioral Science sequence at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.  She has written numerous papers and articles in the area of autism spectrum disorders, psychiatric comorbidity in ASD, and medical education.

Dr. Tisa Johnson-Hooper is a board-certified pediatrician and has been affiliated with the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) for 20 years. She is currently the Medical Director for the HFHS Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD). In addition, she is a primary care pediatrician at the HFHS New Center One, as well as a clinical associate professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson-Hooper has maintained a long-standing interest in advocating for children with disabilities and have focused her primary care practice on providing high quality, comprehensive primary care for children and youth with special health care needs.  Dr. Johnson-Hooper is currently on the Board of the Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) and serves on the AAoM Medical Advisory Board.

Description:

This webinar will address 1) common physical health conditions for children with ASD and 2) red flags for when to refer for a psychiatric evaluation and management. No CE provided.

When It Is Not ASD: Management & Recommendations

Date: Thursday | July 22nd, 2021       Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Kara Brooklier has been a practicing pediatric neuropsychologist (licensed psychologist) for over 15 years. Her specialization is in the area of neurodevelopmental disorders and specifically autism spectrum disorder. She is the Director of Neuropsychological Services at the Children’s Center of Wayne County.  Dr. Brooklier is on clinical training faculty at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and an assistant clinical professor at Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences.  She is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Therapist and In Agency (Level One) Trainer.  Dr. Brooklier is passionate about empowering families through the evaluation and treatment process.

Christy Schweitzer is the Coordinator of Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit.  Her areas of interest include autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and developmental language disorders.  She is part of the multidisciplinary diagnostic team at the Henry Ford Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD).  She also works collaboratively with the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy clinics within Henry Ford and has developed a collaborative intervention model for young children receiving both ABA and speech therapies within Henry Ford Health System.

Description:

This course is designed to help professionals manage ASD evaluations when the evaluator determines that the child does not meet criteria for ASD. The training will provide professionals advanced training in the common differential diagnoses seen in the evaluation of autism spectrum disorder. The focus of this course will surround best practice assessment of common differential conditions, including language, developmental, emotional, behavioral, and adjustment/trauma disorders. Providing feedback, treatment recommendations, and resources to help the child and family when autism is not diagnosed will also be presented.

CEUs: 3.0 for Psychologists (APA) and Social Workers (CEC) at no cost. *registrants must attend the full session to receive CE credit and must use the same email address for registration that is used on the post training survey to obtain the CE certificate. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychology at Wayne State University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Direct questions about continuing education to Dr. Mark Lumley at: mlumley@wayne.edu or 313-577-2247. Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) is approved to offer continuing education credits for social workers. Direct questions to Andrea Smith at: asmith1@dwihn.org.

Understanding Girls with ASD

Date: Wednesday | August 4th, 2021       Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Barkow is a licensed psychologist specializing in developmental and learning disabilities. Her clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of developmental and learning disabilities and general behavior concerns.

Dr. Mira Jourdan-Krishnan is a board-certified neuropsychologist. She is an adjunct professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University and serves on the board of Ikus Life Enrichment Services. She is also a board advisor to the Association of Residential Children’s Services and current President of APA Division 44. Her clinical practice interests include, besides autism, traumatic brain injury.

Description:

This webinar will address the range of ASD presentations in girls, ways girls can mask ASD features, and best practices in the assessment of ASD in girls. No CE provided.

ADOS-2 Booster

Date: Wednesday | August 18th, 2021       Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM

Presenters:

Dr. Suzi Naguib is a passionate and dedicated psychologist and a strong advocate for those affected by behavioral, emotional, developmental and learning disabilities. Dr. Naguib founded Sunfield Center in August of 2011 with a mission to offer the highest quality, evidence-based clinical care, increase awareness of mental health needs, and provide best-in-class trainings for families and professionals locally and internationally.  Prior to starting Sunfield Center, Dr. Naguib was a member of the University of Michigan Autism Center. She completed her doctoral fellowship at the New York University Child Study Center.  She is an independent ADOS-2 and ADI-R trainer and a Parent Child Interaction Therapy Level 1 Trainer. 

Description:

The ADOS-2 Clinical Review Workshop of Modules 1-2 is designed for individuals who have already attended an ADOS-2 Clinical Training (Modules 1-4 & Toddler Module), who are interested in further practice and review. This workshop specifically reviews the administration of Modules 1-2 for children who are nonverbal or who have some phrase speech but who are not verbally fluent. During this workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice administration and scoring of the instrument. The workshop is provided through a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, opportunity to practice, scoring discussions and administration of the instrument.

Participants must have completed an ADOS-2 (Modules 1-4) and (Toddler Module) introductory training prior to registering for the ADOS-2 Clinical Review Workshop. Registrants will be required to indicate when the ADOS-2 training was taken and who provided the initial ADOS-2 Workshop training. This training has a limited capacity and preferential registration will be given to clinicians working with children covered by Medicaid. Additional open slots will be filled by all other clinicians on the basis of registration date. No CE provided.

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