Event Type Training
In-person or Online
The webinar will be held over 4 days (February 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th) from 8:30-12:00 PST About this Event: Learn how to implement Project ImPACT a parent mediated intervention for
The webinar will be held over 4 days (February 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th) from 8:30-12:00 PST
About this Event:
Learn how to implement Project ImPACT a parent mediated intervention for children with social communication challenges.
Additional time has been added to cover information about Project ImPACT via telehealth
Participants will receive an e-book copy of the curriculum, Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism, Trainer and Parent manual set.
Register now space is limited. Registration Ends January 25th, 2021
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
This webinar is open to providers who would like to use the Project ImPACT intervention with children with ASD and related disorders. Project ImPACT is recognized as one of the most effective coaching programs for parents of young children (up to age 6) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related social communication delays. Attendees will learn how to use the Project ImPACT Second Edition curriculum to teach parents of children with autism to promote social communication during daily routines and activities. Additional information regarding Project ImPACT via telehealth and research on use of Project ImPACT via telehealth has been added this workshop. Attendees will be able to share video of their direct in-person or telehealth sessions for feedback during the role play sessions if they choose.
ABOUT THE TRAINERS:
The workshop will be conducted by Anna Dvortcsak MS, CCC-SLP and Denice Edeal, MS CCC-SLP.
Anna Dvortcsak co-developed and authored Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism (Project ImPACT), an internationally-recognized parent training curriculum for children with ASD. She provides consulting, parent training and individual speech and language services to families and children with autism. Anna has experience conducting research on the efficacy of treatment methodologies for children with ASD, presenting information on treatments for children with autism, and training professionals to use Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions. She has presented her findings at professional conferences and in peer-review articles and book chapters.
Denice Edeal is a speech and language pathologist with extensive training in the areas of Autism, AAC, and teletherapy and has completed and published research in the area of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She has worked in many settings including hospitals, schools, and private practice. Denice has been working with Anna Dvortcsak and the Project ImPACT program since 2011. Denice is a certified ImPACT trainer and has provided in-home services using Project ImPACT to many families in the Portland area. She is currently an adjunct professor at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon where she teaches the graduate level course in Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Severe Disabilities.
8 (Monday) 8:30 am - 11 (Thursday) 12:00 pm PST
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) certification allows eligible primary care and other clinicians to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for pediatric patients with Medicaid. Presenters: • Gary Stobbe, MD: Attending Neurologist, Seattle Children’s
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) certification allows eligible primary care and other clinicians to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for pediatric patients with Medicaid.
• Gary Stobbe, MD: Attending Neurologist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center; Director, UW Medicine Adult Autism Clinic
• Jim Mancini, MS, CCC-SLP: Speech-Language Pathologist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center
• And special guests!
The COE training focuses on current research and thinking regarding the evaluation, treatment and continuing care for individuals with ASD throughout the life span including:
• Early signs and screening
• Differential diagnosis and comorbid diagnoses
• Presentation across the autism spectrum and challenges with diagnosis
• Diagnostic evaluation models including the Interdisciplinary evaluation process at the Seattle Children’s Autism Center
• Treatment options including accessing ABA
• Medication management
• Discussion of current state of services in WA and obstacles to care
• Documentation, billing codes and orders
The live component of the training will include discussion of pre-submitted questions and regional breakout sessions.
Prior to the training, the course “Identifying and Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Course for Pediatric Clinicians” offered through AAP is required. Details can be found on the Medical Home website found below. You must complete learning modules from the AAP and attend this training to obtain certification.
COE training flyer
To register online, visit https://medicalhome.org/coe
Please register by Feb. 8, 2021
Email for information:
Kate Orville, MPH; Director, Washington State Medical Home Partnerships For CYSHCN, University of Washington.
(Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle Children's 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105