Best Practice Guideline
of Developmental Services;
Stockton, CA (Co-Director)
Renee Wachtel, MD, Child Development Center, Children’s
Hospital Oakland, Oakland, CA (Co-Director)
Catherine A. Hayer, MS, MA, Child Development Center,
Children’s Hospital Oakland, Oakland, CA (Co-Collaborator)
This course meets the qualifications for 9 hours of continuing educationAPA, BRN, CA BBS, FL, NAADAC, NBCC, TX SBEPC, TXBSWE
consisting of reading and taking a post-test on
Autistic Spectrum Disorders:
Best Practice Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosis and Assessment
In this 9 unit course clinicians will:
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Section I Introduction
Core Concepts that Guide Screening, Diagnosis and Assessment
Section II Birth Through Age Five
Chapter 1 Screening for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 2 Diagnostic Evaluation
Chapter 3 Assessment for Intervention Planning
Chapter 4 Formulation, Presentation and Documentation of Findings
Section III Age Six and Older
Chapter 5 Issues and Concepts in Referral, Diagnostic
Evaluation and Assessment
Chapter 6 Referral
Chapter 7 Components of a Diagnostic Evaluation/Assessment Process
Chapter 8 Differential Diagnosis
Chapter 9 Elements of Diagnostic Formulation, Presentation
“Autistic Spectrum Disorder” and “Pervasive Developmental Disorder“
“Red Flag” Indicators for Developmental Changes
Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT)
Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT), Spanish
Pervasive Developmental Disorder Screening Test-II
Instruments for Diagnostic Evaluation and Assessment for
Intervention Planning—Birth through Age 5
Instruments for Diagnostic Evaluation and Assessment—Age 6 and Older
Medical Centers in California with Specialization in Autistic
California Regional Centers
Panel of the Northern California Autism Collaborative
Association of Regional Center Agencies Eligibility Committee
Director’s Advisory Committee on Autistic Spectrum Disorders
List of Best Practice Recommendations
Cost of the 9 unit course is $110
All material included in this course is either in the public domain, or used with express permission.
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