Autism Awareness

Venue
Webinar: Microsoft Teams, Teams
venue
Event Tutors
Learning and Development
tutors
Admin Contact
Learning and Development (learninganddevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
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 TEAMS and you will be sent an invite nearer the time.

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 James Hennefeld, a specialist trainer who has experience in supporting people with ASC in a wide range of care settings, including residential, low secure and in the community. 

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 £47.50. 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
Tuesday 7 June 2022
End Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Closing Date
Monday 6 June 2022
Times
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
12 
Cost
£47.50 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No