Understanding Autism and Emotional Regulation
1:00 to 4:00 pm Central | Live On-line
This program is designed for parents and professionals who support neurodiverse individuals and are seeking an understanding of the root causes of emotional regulation and how the unique neurobiology of autism plays a role. Participants will be engaged in discussions, problem-solving, and simulation activities to help make the content relevant. Dr. Bruno will bring examples from across the life spectrum including children, teens, and individuals being coached on job locations. If you want some ideas for helping a person learn to regulate themselves or need more strategies for de-escalating and individual, then this workshop is for you.
1. Describe the characteristics of Autism
2. Identify the most current criteria
3. List key strategies that are most effective
4. Identify the stages of Emotional Escalation
5. Describe corresponding de-escalation strategies for each level
Dr. John Bruno has been supporting neurodiverse individuals and their families for over 30 years in his roles as a professor, consultant, family coach, autism specialist, teacher trainer, supported employment job, coach, and corporate consultant. His most recent endeavors includes working with to bring new autism technologies to market as the Vice President of Programming and co-founder of iSocial. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences and has co-authored two books and professional journal articles.
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 contact hours (.36 CEUs) for this activity.
National Board for Certified Counselors
MIMH is an NBCC - Approved Continuing Education Provider, No. 6339 (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC - approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC – approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or web site). The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects for the program.
3 clock hours are offered for this program.
National Association of Social Workers
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886662054-xxxx) for 3 continuing education contact hours.
This training includes continuing education units (CEUs) that are supported by an accredited universityand accepted by professional licensing boards.
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