march, 2020

06mar(mar 6)3:00 pm07(mar 7)4:00 pmAutism Center of Excellence (COE) Certification Training - Mount Vernon Event Organized By: Seattle Children's Autism Center Event Type:TrainingIn-person or Online:In-Person

Event Details

COE Certification allows eligible providers to diagnose autism spectrum disorder for  patients through age 20 with Medicaid and for Developmental Disabilities Administration eligibility.

NOTE:  You must attend Friday afternoon  (3-6:15 pm) and Saturday (8am – 4pm) to obtain certification

Registration available at:



    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

    Jennifer Gerdts, PhD: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Director, Clinical Training Unit, UW LEND Program

The COE training will focus 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
  • Updates on current research
  • Discussion of current state of services in WA and obstacles to care
  • Documentation, billing codes and orders
  • Q&A
  • Completion of Center of Excellence training




6 (Friday) 3:00 pm - 7 (Saturday) 4:00 pm


Skagit Valley Hospital - Garden Room

300 Hospital Parkway, Mount Vernon WA 98274


Seattle Children's Autism Center