New! Treatment of anxiety in individuals with ASD/DD/ID – 9/20/18

New! Treatment of anxiety in individuals with ASD/DD/ID

Presented by: Professor Peter Sturmey

Date: Thursday, 9/20/18 Time: 6:00-9:00 pm eastern

This event is one of two webinars that will replace the popular, but now retired, webinar

“Treatment of anxiety and depression in individuals with ID.” 

Treatment of depression in individuals with ASD/DD/ID airs November 13, 2018 

Note: Those who attended the previous aired event “Treatment of anxiety and depression in individuals with ID” you may find there is some overlap but there will be plenty of new content as well.

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Description

Abstract

Anxiety Disorders are relatively common in individuals and sometimes associated with severe disability with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities. This workshop reviews behavior analytic accounts of anxiety and how these concepts might applied to these individuals. This workshop reviews behavioral assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, including exposure therapy, relaxation training and cognitive behavior therapy.

Learning Objectives:

The learner will

  1.      Describe signs and symptoms of anxiety and anxious behaviors;
  2.      Behavior analytic conceptions of anxiety;
  3.      Evidence for the effectiveness of behavioral and cognitive interventions; and
  4.      Guidelines for effective practice.

 

 

6:00 pm: Introduction
6:05 pm: Presentation begins
7:30 pm: 10 minute break
7:40 pm: First Q&A Session- submit questions via chat
7:50 pm: Presentation resumes
8:45 pm: Q&A submit questions for chat
9:00 pm: Posttest, Evaluation and submit attendance codes

 

 

Professor Peter Sturmey is Professor of Psychology at The Graduate Center and the Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York where he is a member of the Behavior Analysis Doctoral and Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis programs. He specializes in autism and other developmental disabilities, especially in the areas of applied behavior analysis, dual diagnosis, evidence-based practice, and staff and parent training. He is the resident speaker at ABAC and Chief Scientific Officer at Long Island ABA.



He gained his PhD at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and subsequently taught at the University of the South West (Plymouth) and University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He then worked for the Texas Department of Mental Retardation from 1990-2000 as Chief Psychologist, first at Abilene then San Antonio State Schools during a Federal class action law. There he supervised behavioral services and Masters level psychologists providing behavior support plans for severe behavioral and psychiatric disorders in adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities and implementing large-scale active treatment and restraint reduction programs.


Professor Sturmey has published 25 edited and authored books, over 210 peer reviewed papers, over 60 book chapters. He provides webinars on ABA to qualified professionals and others on a regular basis. He has made numerous presentations nationally and internationally, including recent presentations in Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Luxemburg and Italy. He has an active lab of graduate and undergraduate students working on developing and evaluating effective and efficient ways of training caregivers using modeling and feedback to use applied behavior analysis with children and adults with autism and other disabilities. He provides training and consultations widely.

Presenter Disclosure Statement

Peter Sturmey is co-author or editor of books mentioned during the presentation. He receives royalties from the sale of the books. He also receives speaker and consultation fees for this and other related presentations.

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