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Autism Research Group to Host “Teaching Perspective Taking to Individuals with Autism” Workshop on Nov. 6, in Westlake Village
Date:9/30/2013

Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013

Autism Research Group (ARG), a nonprofit dedicated to using science to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families, will host a one-day workshop titled, “Teaching Perspective Taking to Individuals with Autism” on Nov. 6, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Westlake Village Inn in Westlake Village. Attendees will learn how to apply relational frame theory to make behavior analytic treatment programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder more comprehensive, progressive, and powerful. Continuing education units (CEUs) and complimentary lunch will be offered. Online registration is required at http://workshop.autismresearchgroup.org.

The workshop will feature presentations by ARG Executive Director Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, who will provide an introduction to relational frame theory; Marianne L. Jackson, PhD, BCBA-D, who will discuss a relational frame theory approach to perspective taking and research; and Adel Najdowski, PhD, BCBA-D, who will discuss behavioral research and practical strategies related to teaching perspective taking.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 88 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), making it more prevalent than juvenile diabetes, pediatric cancer, and childhood AIDS combined. Research shows ASD is the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States.

“The workshop will provide professionals with critical information to develop the most comprehensive behavioral intervention program possible in curriculum planning,” said Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D.    

Teaching Perspective Taking to Individuals with Autism
Nov. 6, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Westlake Village Inn
Provence Room
31943 Agoura Road
Westlake Village, CA 91301

Six continuing education units (CEUs) will be offered for board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) and board certified assistant behavior analysts (BCaBAs) and four CEUS for marriage and family therapists (MFTs) and licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs).    

For more information about ARG, visit http://www.autismresearchgroup.org.

About Autism Research Group: Autism Research Group (ARG) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying, evaluating, and disseminating treatments that make a real, measurable difference in the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. ARG uses science to improve the quality of life for people with autism spectrum disorder and the families who love them. For more information about Autism Research Group, visit http://www.autismresearchgroup.org.

About Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD): CARD treats individuals of all ages who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across its 26 treatment centers around the globe. CARD was founded in 1990 by leading autism expert and clinical psychologist Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D. CARD treats individuals with ASD using the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), which is empirically proven to be the most effective method for treating individuals with ASD and recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Surgeon General. CARD employs a dedicated team of nearly 1,500 skilled professionals. For more information about the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, visit: http://www.centerforautism.com or call (855) 345-2273.

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