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

September 8, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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.


Details

Date:
September 8, 2017
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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