ECHO Autism: Addressing Anxiety in Clinical Practice

Audience Icon - redMental health providers

Check List IconThe Waisman Center has received funding from the Autism Care Network of Autism Speaks to launch a pilot a 5-session ECHO series on the intersection of anxiety and autism. The aim of this series is to increase the ability of behavioral health providers to treat anxiety for children ages 5-18 years old with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

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  • What does anxiety and autism look like in school-age children and youth?
  • Adaptations of evidence-based anxiety interventions (such as cognitive behavioral therapy) for autism
  • Adaptations of autism therapies (such as visual supports) to address anxiety
  • The benefits and limitations of medications/medication myths
  • Guidance on finding services and providing resources for patients

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  • Free CME for mental health professionals
  • Collaboration, support, and ongoing learning with autism experts
  • Improved care for patients with autism in the community

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  • Join an online video conference biweekly with our team of experts including a psychologist, social worker, licensed marriage & family therapist/board certified behavior analyst, and parent representative
  • Watch brief, high-yield didactic presentations by autism experts
  • Discuss case presentations by participating community providers

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Pilot sessions concluded in January 2023. No upcoming sessions scheduled at this point.

Registration closed.