Continuing Ed courses by the Autism Expert, Stephen Shore Ed.D

Are you or someone you know looking for Continuing Education Credits in the field of Autism? Take this course, Understanding Autism by Stephen Shore Ed.D, Autism Expert. This online training course offered by CEU Outlet is based on the book Autism For Dummies and meets the CE requirements for the Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate offered by IBCCES. You may apply for the Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate by uploading proof of your 14 hour CE certificate.

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The Certified Autism Specialist Demonstrates Competency to a BCBA and Helps Carry Out ABA Services

Applied Behavior Analysis is a form of therapy based on the principles of operant and respondent conditioning. A Board Certified Behavior Analysis has had extensive training in the areas of behavior modification, behavior management, behavioral engineering and behavior therapy. Many times a BCBA will work with a child with autism. Intense therapy sessions typically last 15 minutes in length however ongoing support is necessary. To find qualified professionals to help provide that support is a challenge.

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Autism And The DSM-5: Doorstop Or Diagnostic Tool?

By Emily Willingham

“I use it as a doorstop.” That was the response I got from a psychiatrist when I gestured at his copy of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)-TR-IV and asked what he thought about it. If you read news stories about this book and its update, the DSM-5 (they’ve abandoned the Roman numerals), you might think that a clinician keeps at hand a much-used, heavily notated, dogeared version of this tome, the so-called “bible” of psychiatry. But from what I can see, the general inclination regarding this particular bible is apostasy.

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