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Target Audience
All Internal Staff / CAH Staff / CECR Staff / Councillors / ECS Staff / External Care Providers / Foster Carers / Health Practitioners / Housing Association / Manager / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care / Children and Young People
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / Autism / General Adult Social Care / Learning Difficulties
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care / Mental Health
Event description

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 submit this form MS FORM.

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 Awareness: Day 2 Social Care Practitioners).

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.

Learning outcomes

  • Increase your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of autism

  • Increase your understanding and knowledge of the sensory differences experienced by autistic people

  • Explore practical strategies in working with people with autism

Start Date
Thursday 7 October 2021
End Date
Thursday 7 October 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 6 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event