One Day Workshop

Controversies in the Treatment of Child & Adolescent Disorders

School evaluation personnel and practitioners are often tasked with treating students who have disorders that may or may not fall under an educational eligibility under TEA guidelines.  Some of these students may qualify for 504s and others may not qualify for services yet teachers and related service personnel want to be knowledgeable of these students and the diagnoses they carry so they can identify and plan effective interventions and treatments while being cautious not to use unsupported and/or dangerous treatments that are sometimes prescribed for students with these disorders.

Suitable for  Evaluation personnel, school administrators, teachers and related service personnel

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify empirically supported, promising, and unsupported treatments for ADHD
  • The status of treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Use of Attachment Therapy as a mental health intervention
  • Harmful Treatments, Effective Intervention and Novel Strategies for the Antisocial
  • Behavior of Children & Adolescents

Workshop conducted by:  Dr. Jan Schaefer, BCBA-D and CEO of Collaborative Autism Resources and Education, LLC (CARE, LLC) has extensive experience evaluating and treating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the age span. She is a “research reliable” administrator of the ADOS-2.  She and her team provide consultative services to school districts and other entities across the US and she also owns a behavioral health agency providing in-home and community-based services to individuals with ASD and their families utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other evidenced-based practices.