Complete Autism Workshop - How to support and treat anxiety in children and young people with Autism/ASD
3 part workshop, Part 1 - 27th October / Part 2 - November 2 / Part 3 - November 16
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October 27 - Autism Workshop (Part 1) - How to support and treat anxiety in children and young people with Autism/ASD
27th October 2021 at 7pm
What You Will Learn
- Why anxiety is often overlooked in children with Autism
- A greater understanding of the reasons for Anxiety in children with Autism
- How to identify anxiety in children with Autism
Two evidence-based interventions from behavioral therapy
- Gradual exposure and positive reinforcement
How to use them to treat anxiety in young people with Autism
- Regardless of cognitive ability.
Dr. Lauren Moskowitz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at St. John's University. She earned her B.S. from Cornell University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Stony Brook University under the mentorship of the late Dr. Ted Carr, one of the co-founders of Positive Behavior Support and Functional Communication Training. Dr. Moskowitz completed her clinical internship at NYU Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital and her postdoctoral fellowship at NYU Child Study Center. Her research focuses on behavioral assessment and intervention for problem behavior and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD). She has co-authored many papers and book chapters and has presented at numerous international, national, and regional conferences. Dr. Moskowitz has been teaching several undergraduate and graduate courses covering ASD and DD, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Positive Behavior Support, and has been on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions since 2013.