St. Tammany Health System Bone and Joint Clinic Is Now A Certified Autism Center™

St. Tammany Bone and Joint Clinic becomes the newest department of St. Tammany Health System (STHS) to earn the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation. The CAC designation is awarded to organizations whose staff have completed training and certification on best practices when working with patients with autism and other sensory needs through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Continue Reading →

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Leading Autism Experts Release Special Report on Autism in Health Care and Community Services

An eye-opening report recently commissioned by IBCCES highlights the drastic need for autism related training and certification in health care and community services. The report notes that over $262 billion is spent on Autism related services in the US each year and over 77 percent of primary care physicians, nurses and licensed health care professionals rate their ability to care for someone with Autism as poor or fail. 
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