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 Export to Your Calendar 2/2/2018
When: Friday, February 2, 2018
8:30 AM
Where: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE (UAH)
301 Sparkman Drive
Wilson Hall, Room 168
Huntsville 35899
United States
Presenter: MEGAN CRISLER, PH.D., LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

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February 2, 2018


"Treating the Mental Health Needs of Clients With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD"

 

8:30 A.M. - 4:15 P.M.

 

REGISTRATION  7:45 a.m. to 8:25 a.m
6 CE HOURS  (NBCC, SW, Hours) 

 

$75.00 Early bird registration rate until 12/31/17

$100.00 until 1/19/18

$125 thereafter

(Lunch on your own, coffee/water provided)



PRESENTER: 

MEGAN CRISLER, PH.D., CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

LOCATION: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE (UAH)

 

301 SPARKMAN DRIVE,
WILSON HALL, ROOM 168 
HUNTSVILLE, AL 35899  

 

REGISTER HERE

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Differentiate ASD, sensory integration issues and co-morbid mental health issue.

Modify the assessment tools used for anxiety, depression, obsession and suicidal intent to be used with individuals with ASD.

Compare and contrast emotional regulation interventions for concrete thinkers.

Evaluate your client’s social/emotional understanding and learn how poor understanding relates to poor intervention effectiveness.

Utilize your client’s high interests to reinforce CBT interventions.

Identify how ASD symptoms change and present across the lifespan, which is pertinent toward therapy interventions.  

Identify clinician interventions available for building self-regulation in children with ASD, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other sensory processing disorders

 

MEGAN CRISLER, PH.D BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Megan Crisler is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, with specific interests in developmental functioning across the lifespan.  She earned her B.S. in Psychology, along with an additional B.S. in Biology, from the University of Alabama, followed by her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology, also from UA.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development, with a specific training emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Prior to earning her Ph.D., Dr. Crisler also worked as a Family Resource Coordinator at Florida State University, assisting in the coordination and execution of early screening, assessment, and intervention for toddlers with ASD across the Florida panhandle. Her clinical expertise is heavily focused toward developmental disability assessment and treatment, with specific emphasis on ASD.  Dr. Crisler is also trained in other behavioral and mental health disorders in children and adults, including oppositional behaviors, mood disorders, and family functioning.  With regards to ASD, she specifically enjoys working with families and individuals through education and treatment planning, along with facilitating social skills groups for children, adolescents, and young adults.  


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