This will be delivered via Zoom. You will be sent a Zoom invite nearer the time.
If you are a South Glos Council employee and don't already have a Zoom Licence, please see attached information.
This 1/2 day course is suitable for all staff who could potentially come into contact with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.
Social care practitioners should attend both day 1 and day 2 (Autism - assessing the needs of autistic adults (for social work practitioners completing assessments under the Care Act 2014)).
Course Aims: Develop knowledge and competencies in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.
The course is delivered by Matthew Trerise, a specialist trainer who has 15 years of experience in supporting people with ASC in a wide range of care settings, including residential, low secure and in the community. Matthew currently works for a nationally recognised specialist diagnostic service, delivering training and clinical supervision to frontline staff across the care pathway.
Previous delegates have said:
“It is essential that anyone coming into contact with people diagnosed with ASC attend this course”
“Trainer is extremely knowledgeable and training is delivered with passion and enthusiasm”
Topics: · Asperger Syndrome and how this relates to autism. · Effective communication. · Theory of mind. · Executive functioning. · Central coherence. · Sensory issues. · Social inclusion. · Service issues.
The standard charge for this course is £40 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.