september, 2020

18sep9:00 am4:00 pmAutism Center of Excellence (COE) Certification Training Event Organized By: Seattle Children's Event Type:Training,WebinarIn-person or Online:Online

Event Details

CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE) certification allows eligible providers to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for pediatric patients with Medicaid

Choose between two dates for the online training:  Friday July 31 or Friday September 18, 2020


  • 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 co-morbid 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
  • Q&A

*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 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will be required.  Details can be found on the Medical Home website found below.

 NOTE:  You must complete learning modules from the AAP and attend this training to obtain certification.


For more information:



(Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Zoom video conference


Seattle Children's 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105