Have you ever worked with a child or adolescent and noticed that treatment wasn’t progressing as expected? Or perhaps you noticed a developmental concern, and you suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but didn’t know what to do next?
Join Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, and Tamara Rosen, PhD, and learn how to skillfully use specific screening and assessment-based tools and strategies for:
By incorporating this knowledge and using skills that you already have, you will be able to support your client’s underdeveloped areas while also harnessing their strengths!
|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Manual - A Practitioner's Guide to Autism Assessment (8.1 MB)||30 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Text Document||Transcript (42.7 KB)||31 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of individuals on the Autism spectrum who also experience difficult co-occurring disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and severe anxiety. She works with individuals across the lifespan and loves to talk, lecture and train others about autism and common complicated co-morbidities. Dr. Sachs is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology and brings warmth, sensitivity, and a strong sense of humor to her work as a psychologist. She was recognized as a rising star by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), receiving their Career Development Leadership Award in 2015. Dr. Sachs received her Bachelor's degree and PhD from New York University and Hofstra University, respectively, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Miami. Dr. Sachs is excited to start a second venture this year- a school refusal program for students 6th grade and beyond.
Financial: Dr. Rebecca Sachs is the co-founder of Successful School Transitions and maintains a private practice. She receives a grant from New York State Department of Mental Health. Dr. Sachs receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Rebecca Sachs is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Associations, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the New York State Psychological Association.
Tamara Rosen, PhD, is trained in both assessment and therapeutic interventions. Dr. Rosen has worked with youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a variety of settings for over a decade. She is currently completing her Postdoctoral Fellowship with an emphasis on the intersection of mental health and developmental differences at JFK Partners, University of Colorado School of Medicine. In her fellowship, Dr. Rosen provides consultation and supervision to developmental pediatricians, social workers, psychology trainees, Speech and Language pathologists and Occupational Therapists. She received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from SUNY, Stony Brook University. Under the mentorship of ASD researcher Dr. Matthew Lerner, she completed her dissertation on the structure of co-occurring anxiety and depression symptoms in youth with ASD. Dr. Rosen is passionate about increasing access to evidence-based mental health services for individuals with developmental differences.
Financial: Tamara Rosen is postdoctoral faculty fellow, LEND fellow at Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Tamara Rosen has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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