PRISM Professional Development Series Topics

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Our professional development series of workshops can cover a wide variety of topics.   Our public workshops cover a variety of the topics listed below.

Or if your are part of a larger organisation we can tailor make workshops for your staff, choosing a selection of the topics below that are of most benefit to you.

Topics Available

Understanding Autism

An overview of autism spectrum and covers topics such as diagnosis, myths and facts of causes, medication and therapies.

Communication

Covers difficulties processing and retaining verbal and non-verbal information, including social use of communication and understanding humour, body language, facial expression, with practical strategies for developing greater proficiency in communication.

Social Skills

Covers relationships challenges with family and friends, teamwork and social situations with tips and techniques for overcoming these challenges.

Understanding Behaviour

Obsession, routines, repetitive behaviour and sensory issues are covered, with strategies for dealing with anxiety and challenging behaviour.

Transition

Strategies for an easier transition between activities, people, situations and schools. Practical tools to create an individual long-term transition plan.

Autism and the Judicial System

How to support people on the spectrum when they are involved in the criminal justice system as complainants, defendants or witnesses.

Supports and Services

Navigating the system to obtain supports and services for people on the autism spectrum, including entitlements from government agencies.

If you have a topic that you would like covered that we aren’t offering, contact us to discuss whether we can create a course that would suit the needs of your organisation.

Public Events Coming Up

Nov
28
Tue
PRISM Professional Development Workshop – Wellington @ Angus Inn
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm

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PRISM Professional Development Series is for anyone who works supporting people on the autism spectrum. Developed by Altogether Autism, it is based on theoretical, academic and clinical knowledge, and delivered by specialist facilitators.

The workshops are interactive and present information in ways to appeal to different people, including role-plays, videos, group exercises and discussion. Participants are provided with a comprehensive workbook and and ongoing access to tailor made information.

The workshops will offer a safe and supportive environment for people to ask questions about autism. The facilitators will provide best practice skills and strategies to interact in positive ways with people on the spectrum and their families.

The price includes morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch.

“Tutors were fantastic, engaging, friendly and incredibly well educated.”

“Love the booklet with the powerpoint, this made a very easy to follow workshop.”

“Great course, very helpful, all information I will use in my work.”

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To register phone us on 0800 273 463 or register online