PD Opportunity: Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism in Australia – Creating Consistency and Encouraging Best Practice in a Dynamic Field

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Wednesday 5th December 201​8 6.30pm onwards (incl. 2 hours CPD)

Curtin University Building 401​

School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work Staff Common Room

CPD title: Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism in Australia – Creating Consistency and Encouraging Best Practice in a Dynamic Field

Presenter: Nicole Cowper

Presentation information: In October this year Autism CRC released “A National Guideline for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Australia”. Coinciding with the final stages of the NDIS rollout in Western Australia, this guideline was developed to create consistency and promote best practice in the field of Autism diagnosis. This presentation aims to outline current perspectives and practices and offer practical advice for psychologists working with clients with a diagnosis/suspected diagnosis of Autism.

Cost: $20 for ACP members, $40 for non-ACP members (to be paid in cash on the night)
Drinks and nibbles provided

Registration: Please register your attendance by emailing​ samanthahill30@icloud.com

Registration is required by 21st November 2018.

Parking: Please note that parking at Curtin is free after 4:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to park in the B12 carpark, located behind building 400.

Please refer to the Curtin Parking Map using this link

https://properties.curtin.edu.au/maps/docs/campus_map.pdf

Building 401 Access: Please enter the building at reception (located on the second floor) using the entrance directly off Sir Charles Court Promenade. To access the event, please head through the sliding doors at the other end of reception and take an immediate left, to follow the walkway around to where you will see the ACP sign. Directions to the presentation will also be posted in the reception area.

Please refer to the Curtin Building Map using this link http://properties.curtin.edu.au/maps/

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