Introduction to Autism: 3-hour workshop

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
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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
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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 3-hour introductory course is suitable for staff who could be in contact with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

Course Aims: Develop knowledge about 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.

Topics: · Asperger Syndrome and how this relates to autism · Effective communication. · Underpinning Theories · Sensory issues · Social inclusion · Service issues

Previous delegates have said:
“It is essential that anyone coming into contact with people diagnosed with ASC attend this training”
“Trainer is extremely knowledgeable and training is delivered with passion and enthusiasm”
Learning outcomes

Participants should:
· Develop a broad knowledge of Autism Spectrum Conditions.
· Gain practical knowledge and confidence to use when supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.
· Increase their awareness of key service, policy and clinical issues relevant to supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

Start Date
Wednesday 4 December 2019
End Date
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 3 December 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event