To equip professionals or clinicians with a deeper understanding of autism and how to incorporate a strength-based approach when working with autistic people, drawing from lived experience, up-to-date research and clinical best practice.
The workshop specifically looks at different clinical strategies and how we can adapt these with working with autistic people.
What You Will Learn
- Learn how to incorporate a mana-enhancing approach when working with autistic people, drawing from recent research and clinical best practice
- Investigate different clinical strategies and how to adapt these with working with autistic people
- Learn from lived experience, professional practice and up-to-date research
- Hear about issues that matter most to autistic people and their families
- Understand the importance of autistic perspectives
- Explore new and emerging topics
- Understand how to effectively use a range of interventions when working with autistic clients
- Understand the relationship between autism and mental health with practical steps to support holistic well-being
- Gain tips and strategies for your work
- Understand the impact of the medical model and the importance of the language used to describe autism
- Gain an awareness of the New Zealand Autism Guideline, its purpose and how it is kept up to date through the Living Guideline Group
- Benefit from the wealth of knowledge and lived experience of our specialist facilitators.
Duration: Two days in person OR four 3-hour sessions live and online.
Where available: Live in-person workshops (either as a public workshop or at your location), or online via Zoom or MS Teams.
Facilitators: All our learning events are facilitated by presenters with in-depth knowledge and/or lived experience of autism.
To enquire about this training phone us on 0800 008 011 or fill in this enquiry form: