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
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.
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
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
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