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Duration: CME/CE Points: Faculty:
CEU : 0.1

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held from Nov 25, 2013 - May 17, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is occupational therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.10 AOTA CEU.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now estimates that 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their lifetime, 1 in 42 boys, 1 in 189 girls — more than an 80% increase since 2002. Many professionals are invested in treating the numerous challenges present with children with ASD. OTs must use effective and relevant treatment approaches if they want to remain essential players in the education of children with ASD. One such practice is the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Recent studies demonstrate that many children with ASD can benefit from this approach, which can be readily incorporated with other OT approaches. CBT can have a direct effect on children with ASD as they engage in their daily occupations.

Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this continuing education program is to describe how cognitive behavioral therapy is used for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and how the use of cognitive behavioral therapy could enhance occupational therapy practice. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
• Describe the basic principles of CBT
• Discuss the current evidence as it pertains to children with ASD
• Apply CBT techniques to improve functional outcomes for children with ASD and gain increased knowledge of therapy techniques that can be used immediately in occupational therapy practice

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Psychiatry, Psychotherapy


Activity Fee : USD $19.00

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