Autism and Mental Health conference - Featuring Professor Tony Attwood!, 11 May, Manchester

This conference, organised by The National Autistic Society, will give you the tools and strategies you need to identify and provide targeted support for children and adults with an ASD who have mental health difficulties. Hear the latest information from experts in the field and learn from case studies illustrating best practice. With three different seminar streams to choose from, delegates can select the seminars which are most relevant to their work.

Featuring Professor Tony Attwood!

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Key topics:

the link between anxiety and mental health
autism and catatonia
adapting CBT and other therapies
developing a mentally healthy school
autism and OCD
empowering parents for anxiety management.

Attend to:

hear about the latest research from experts in the field
understand how to adapt your assessments to meet the needs of autistic children and adults
learn which interventions work and which don’t for autistic children and adults
discover practical strategies to help support autistic individuals with mental health difficulties
network with other professionals and experts in the field.
Who should attend?

clinicians across the professional field, including child and adolescent psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, paediatricians, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and GPs
psychiatric and mental health nurses
directors/service managers/team leaders of CAMHS teams and adult mental health services
commissioners for CAMHS and adult mental health services
social workers and support workers
education professionals from mainstream schools, special schools and local authorities
voluntary sector groups and not-for-profit organisations
individuals on the autism spectrum and their parents, families and carers.

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