Autism Spectrum Conditions - Zoom

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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 3-hour introductory course is suitable for staff who could be in contact with individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

This will be delivered via Zoom. You will be sent Zoom joining instructions nearer the time. South Glos Council employees must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)

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.

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.

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.

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

Start Date
Tuesday 10 November 2020
End Date
Tuesday 10 November 2020
Closing Date
Friday 6 November 2020
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event