Upcoming Community Events

Here you'll find a list of highlighted non-GVPA related events within the Genesee Valley

Sessions begin Friday, April 9, 2021, from 12-1PM and run every other week for 8 sessions

Mental Health & ASD Tele-Mentoring

Presented by the Strong Center For Developmental Disabilities

DiagramAutism ECHO for mental health uses video conferencing to create a knowledge network among mental health providers around Autism Spectrum Disorders. Sessions are 60 minutes and include didactics and case presentations aimed at improving supports and interventions for clients with ASD and co-occurring mental health concerns. It also provides troubleshooting to mental health providers in operating with increased independence and self-efficacy.

TOPICS

  • Neurodiversity & Comorbidities
  • Building Bridges with Self-Advocates
  • Adapting CBT
  • Working with Patients who are Minimally Verbal
  • Adapting Treatment Planning
  • Parent-mediated Interventions
  • Safety & Crisis Management
  • Medication & Community Resources

SESSION STRUCTURE

  • Introductions
  • Case Study
  • Didactic on a Specific Topic
  • Advocate Reflection
  • Questions

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Mental health providers looking to increase capacity for serving clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns

For more information, contact rrcasd@urmc.rochester.edu

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