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The ASERT Resource Center serves as Pennsylvania’s leading source for up-to-date and accurate information and resources for individuals with autism, their families, the community and the professionals who support them. Contact the ASERT resource center to speak with a resource specialist who can help you learn how to discover and access resources in Pennsylvania.

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FEATURED Assessment and Treatment of Individuals with ASD and Co-occurring Mental Health Diagnoses (For Professionals) By: John J. McGonigle, Ph.D. Completion Time: 60 Mins ASERT produced course

Course Objectives:
Participants will be able to list five (5) frequently co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses from the DSM-5 identified in persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Participants will describe 3 ways to gather information related to psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviors
Participants will know the influence of mental health conditions on processing information
Using observation and data collection, participants will learn how to assess response to treatments / interventions
Participants will know the types and amount of information to give in a psychiatric clinic appointment

Preventing Sexual Abuse and Assault in Individuals with Autism: Clinician Curriculum By: ASERT Central Region Completion Time: 45 Mins ASERT produced course

Objectives: Explain the definitions, prevalence, and pathways to sexual abuse/assault Describe why individuals with autism are at risk for sexual abuse/assault Summarize the primary signs of sexual abuse/assault Discuss strategies that providers can use to help prevent sexual abuse/assault Explain the process of reporting suspected abuse/assault

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