Transition through Adolescence to Adulthood: Self-Advocacy, Sexuality and Behavior Management Training - Parents and Caregivers Only

When Sep 08, 2017
from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where The Carolina Living and Learning Center 325 Russet Run Pittsboro, NC
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Transition through Adolescence to Adulthood: Self-advocacy, Sexuality and Behavior Management

A Workshop for PARENTS & CAREGIVERS ONLY (Pittsboro)

Description: 

This one-day training includes presentations and discussion groups focusing on typical issues in adolescence and adulthood and how these issues interact with the characteristics of autism.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this training, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues of typical adolescence and young adulthood and how these issues can be complicated by autism
  • Apply Structured TEACCHing strategies in a variety of contexts
  • Integrate visual structure for independence with choice-making opportunities and self advocacy
  • Understand some of the sexual needs and issues faced by adolescents and young adults with autism
  • Apply problem solving strategies for behavioral issues which occur in this developmental phase

Target Audience:  This workshop is for North Carolina parents of adolescent and young adult individuals with ASD, ages 12-30 of all developmental levels. 

Presenters:

Mary E. Van Bourgondien, Ph.D., Clinical Director Chapel Hill TEACCH Center
Katie Brady, LCSW Autism Specialist, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center

Fees, Registration & Cancellation Policy
This parent information session is being offered free of charge. 

Should you need to cancel your registration, please notify the TEACCH Training Office as soon as possible. At a minimum, we request an email notification stating your intent to cancel registration 72-hours before an event’s start date. We appreciate you notifying us of your cancelation so that another parent/caregiver can attend the workshop.

Registrants are not considered cancelled from a training event unless an email is sent to the TEACCH Training Office at TEACCHtraining@med.unc.edu. Please include the training title, location, date(s), and your full name in the email. A registration is considered cancelled once you receive a written confirmation of cancellation from the TEACCH Training Program. 

CEUs: CEUs are not available for this course.


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