june, 2020

05jun(jun 5)9:00 am06(jun 6)12:00 pmAutism Center of Excellence (COE) Certification Training - Elma, Grays Harbor Event Organized By: Seattle Children's Event Type:TrainingIn-person or Online:In-Person

Event Details

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

  • Friday, June 5th:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, June 6th:   8:00 am to 12:00 pm

NOTE:  You must attend ALL day Friday and Saturday morning to obtain certification


  • 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
  • Tracey Ward, Ph.D: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, The Seattle Clinic
  • Tess Lawson, M.S. Ed, LABA: Owner, New Leaf Behavior Center

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 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 Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy
  • 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




5 (Friday) 9:00 am - 6 (Saturday) 12:00 pm


Summit Pacific Wellness Center

610 East Main Street, Elma, WA 98541


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