Non-Social Features of Autism: Identifying Neural Mechanisms and Treatments for Improving Outcomes
This informative presentation will cover the non-social features of autism, including a review of the neural mechanisms that are currently known to influence the severity of repetitive behaviors in ASD, as well as common co-occurring psychiatric conditions (ADHD, anxiety). Dr. Yerys will also describe recent neuropsychological findings and common assessment tools in ASD, as well as discuss the newer treatments to address non-social features of ASD, including school-based treatment.
Benjamin E. Yerys, Ph.D.
Morning Workshop: Breaking the Cycle of Stress–Powerful, Practical Strategies to Help Children and Teens Overcome Worry, Pressure, and Anxiety
We're sorry, but seats for the morning-only workshop have sold out. Worry and stress management is not a luxury, it’s a crucial skill all children and teens need to master to manage the challenges of life. With these skills in hand, kids can overcome obstacles, break the cycle of toxic stress, take charge of their lives and thrive—but they need our help.
Dr. Tamar Chansky
Afternoon Workshop: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse–What You Need to Know
Mandated reporters are of critical importance in the child abuse prevention effort. This training identifies the role and responsibility mandated reporters play in the prevention, protection, and intervention of child abuse. Following the training, participants will have a deeper understanding of how to protect children from abuse. The training will explain signs, symptoms, and risk factors of abuse as well as what, how, and when to report suspected child abuse. Overall, participants will learn their role as a mandated reporter.
Full Day of Workshops April 1st, 2020 — Morning and Afternoon
Attend both "Breaking the Cycle of Stress," with Dr. Tamar Chansky, and "Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse--What You Need to Know," with Mandy Mundy on Wednesday, April 1st. Each workshop offers 3 continuing education credits (details in link) for a total of 6 for the day. Register for the full-day option, and you will receive a boxed lunch.
Dr. Tamar Chansky and Mandy Mundy
FCP provides between five and six 3-hour Professional Education Workshops in the Spring and Fall of each year. Our target audience includes psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, educators, and other professionals in the field of human services. The lay public is also welcome. The instructional level for our workshops is intermediate.
Workshop Continuing Education Credits
Three (3) continuing education credits will be offered for PA Social Workers & Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, NBCC Counselors, and Act 48 credits will be uploaded to the Pa. Department of Education web site for those who attend a morning workshop.
Psychologists: Foundations Community Partnership is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education to psychologists. FCP maintains responsibility for this program and content.
NBCC: Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6164. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Foundations Community Partnership is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
PA Social Workers: PA State Board accepts APA and NBCC approval for SW, MFT, and LPC. All workshops provide three Continuing Education Credits.
Educators: Application has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for three Act 48 Continuing Education Credits.
FCP’s Workshop Grievance Procedure can be viewed here: Grievance Procedure
For more information on contact hours, cancellation policy, or requests for participants with special needs please call Caroline O’Connell Sinton at 267-247-5584.