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1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

This training course is designed for professionals who work within the children, young person and/or adult support sector and are involved in completing service assessments for people who are on the autism spectrum.

This training course provides a good insight into autism spectrum conditions with a specific focus on the skills required when completing autism specific care assessments by professionals including social workers, community care officers and care navigators.

This course explores the range of challenges experienced by people with autism, the impact of these on carrying out social care assessments and provides key tips on methods of undertaking assessments which respond to the specific needs of people who are on the autism spectrum.

Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand what autism is
  • 1.1Explain what autism is
  • 1.2Describe facts and myths about autism
  • 1.3Describe the difference between autism and Asperger syndrome
2Understand the main characteristics of autism
  • 2.1Describe characteristics and challenges of autism and how these may be presented and identified as part of an assessment process
  • 2.2Explain sensory integration and regulation challenges of autism
3Understand the Triad of Impairments
  • 3.1Explain the Triad of impairments and how this is used as part of diagnosis and assessment
  • 3.2Explain theories of why women may have an increased risk of being misdiagnosed or fall short of the diagnostic eligibility criteria and how this can be recognised as part of an assessment
4Understand challenges and behaviours of autism and how these can impact on carrying out social care assessments
  • 4.1Explain and evaluate challenges experienced by people with autism which could impact on their ability to take part in an autism assessment
5Understand how to complete autism friendly assessments
  • 5.1Explain adjustments which could be used as part of the assessment process
  • 5.2Describe ways to undertake assessments which respond to the specific needs of people with autism

Accreditation

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

Certification

Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training Course Duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availablity

This Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) for Assessment Professionals training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience

This Autism for Assessment Professionals training course is designed for professionals who complete care assessments for people with autism including professionals working within the children, young people and/or adult support sector.

QCF Units

<p>This Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children&rsquo;s Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People&rsquo;s Workforce. This course is also suitable for professionals working with adults.</p>

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