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22TRA567 Managing Anxiety in Autistic Children and Young People: A Support & Treatment Guide For Parents, teachers and Health Professionals

22TRA567 Managing Anxiety in Autistic Children and Young People: A Support & Treatment Guide For Parents, teachers and Health Professionals





Practical strategies to decrease anxiety and increase happiness of your autistic child

 Autistic children and adults can experience high levels of anxiety. Unfortunately, programs developed to reduce anxiety in typical people are not effective with this population. This comprehensive course gives parents, teachers and professionals a complete practical guide on how to identify and support children and young people that may be suffering from anxiety. Presented by the wonderful Dr. Lauren Moscowitz, associate psychology professor and mum to autistic children this course is packed with information, real life examples and a clear step by step guide on how to support both verbal and non verbal autistic children and young people. You will learn how to manage and avoid meltdowns, increase communication, calm situations and ultimately avoid and reduce anxiety in your child. This course represents a major tool in our ability to support people with ASD and a must for anyone supporting an ASD child with anxiety. Originally presented as a live workshop, the content has been recorded and re-designed in a format that you can easily access and follow again.

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
  • How to use ad modify cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in ASD regardless of cognitive ability
  • How to treat anxiety in more cognitively able young people with Autism using a CBT approach
  • How to use positive behaviour support in ASD
  • Several prevention and teaching/replacement strategies from Positive Behaviour Support
  • How to develop your own personalised strategies


Instructor: Dr. Lauren Moskowitz

Dr. Lauren Moskowitz

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. 


Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 27-09-2022
Course End Date / Time 30-09-2024
Cut off date 30-09-2024
Available place 500
Fee €99.00
Location Online