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General Information

Title: Treatment of Anxiety in Autistic Individuals/ Individuals with ASD/DD/ID

Presented By: Professor Peter Sturmey

Date: Tuesday, 09/10/19

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm eastern (New York)

Recording Availability: 09/11/2019 - 09/16/2019 at 5 pm eastern

Abstract

Anxiety disorders are relatively common and are sometimes associated with severe disability in individuals with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities. This workshop reviews behavior analytic accounts of anxiety and how these concepts might be applied to these individuals. This workshop reviews behavioral assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, including exposure therapy, relaxation training and cognitive behavior therapy.

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar the participants will identify:
1) Signs and symptoms of anxiety and anxious behaviors;  
2) Behavior analytic conceptions of anxiety;
3) Evidence for the effectiveness of behavioral and cognitive interventions; and  
4) Guidelines for effective practice.

    Presenter Bio and Disclosure Statement

    Bio:

    Disclosure Statement:
    Peter Sturmey is co-author or editor of books mentioned during the presentation. He receives royalties from the sale of the books. He also receives speaker and consultation fees for this and other related presentations.

    Credit Hour Information

    • Certified/Licensed Behavior Analysts: 3 Type II CEUs
    • Psychologists: 3 continuing education credits
    • Social workers and counselors: Not eligible 

    Only behavior analysts and psychologists may view the recording for continuing education credit. All other professions must attend live.

    For ABAC's continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page

    Schedule

    10:00 am: Introduction
    10:05 am: Webinar begins
    11:30 am: 10 minute break
    11:40 am: First Q&A session
    11:50 am: Presentation resumes
    12:45 pm: Second Q&A session
    1:00 pm: Evaluation, post-test and code-submission forms