Topics: Mental Health Special Topics

At the Intersection of Autism and Trauma: Where Do Behavioral Providers Fit In?

Does trauma matter? How do we ask about it, honor experience and history, and develop ethical and compassionate assessments and plans? This webinar expands boundaries of competence while providing resources, and real-life examples.

Completion Time: 90 minutes

Topics: First-Hand Perspectives Mental Health

Masking and Mental Health

Autistic Self-Advocate, and developmental psychologist, Dr. Jacquelyn Fede will provide a brief overview of what masking is, what it can look like, why it is done and its implications for the mental health of autistic people. Tips for minimizing masking will be provided.

Completion Time: 60 minutes

Topics: Mental Health

Mental Health & Autism: Meeting the Needs of Students

This webinar will provide information to help identify possible red flags that indicate when a person on the autism spectrum may also have some additional mental health needs. The presentation will provide a review of effective approaches to support individuals through difficult moments.

Completion Time: 60 minutes

Topics: Behavior Mental Health

Trauma Informed Practices: Understanding Why Students Do What They Do

Increase your understanding of Trauma Informed Practices through developing plans of support based upon understanding of setting conditions that explain behavior; factors specific to a particular child/youth, and factors that explain behavior. Then utilize your new understanding to update functional behavioral assessment practices.

Completion Time: 43 minutes

Topics: First-Hand Perspectives Mental Health

"It's okay to talk about it": Navigating Mental Health & Autism Part 1

Part 1 of this 2-part series will address a few red flags to watch for (that especially apply for neurodiverse individuals), and we will address a few possible barriers that can prevent those who are affected with mental health conditions from getting the help they need to improve their quality of life.

Completion Time: 45 minutes

Topics: First-Hand Perspectives Mental Health

"It's okay to talk about it": Navigating Mental Health & Autism Part 2

In this Part 2 webinar series, Lindsey will focus on how we can identify effective approaches for those involved in the person’s everyday life (family members, educators, coworkers, etc.) and effective approaches for the person to apply to their own self-care.

Completion Time: 56 minutes