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Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 in the Answer Booklet for this course and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 6 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line or sent to you via US Mail. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and anonymous unlimited trials. (Click here if you wish to get a printable format of this page.) Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd. Course Descriptions: This course mainly focuses on the area of Asperger Syndrome regarding building social skills. It draws attention to, for example, Effective Parenting Strategies for Building Social Skills and specific content a therapist could use in his or her next session.

Best Practice YouTube PowerPoint below....
A few of the "BestPractices" from our courses have been made into YouTube PowerPoints. Track 5 below entitled, "Practical Interventions to Build Social Skills,"
contains practical specific tools, tips, and techinques.
Please share link below with therapists, clients,
and others interested in this topic.
Asperger: Practical Interventions to Build Social Skills

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Full-Fledged Temper Tantrums - How a Balloon Pop can be Excruciating

Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - Effective Parenting Strategies for Building Social Skills - Predictability, Responsibility, & Flexibility
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - How to Accommodate Four Sensory Overload Areas
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - Treating Intense Interests by Controlling Access & Using the Interest Constructively
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Asperger... Practical Interventions to Build Social Skills

Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - Four Discipline Techniques to Avoid
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - Five Guidelines for Effectively Choosing a Classroom
Course Manual of Articles

& Personal Reflection Exercises

Section 8 & Question 8
-- Increasing Social Engagement in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Video Self-Modeling
Section 9 & Question 9
-- Asperger Syndrome & Sensory Processing
Section 10 & Question 10
-- Sensory Processing and its Role in Asperger Syndrome
Section 11 & Question 11
-- Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome & Perceptions of Friendship: Part I
Section 12 & Question 12

-- Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome & Perceptions of Friendship: Part II
Section 13 & Question 13
-- Application of Sensory Processing Knowledge in Children with AS
Section 14 & Question 14
-- Using Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations to Interpret Social Situations for an Adolescent with AS
Section 15 & Question 15
-- Asperger Syndrome Interventions that Increase Adolescent Peer Interactions
Section 16 & Question 16

-- Asperger Syndrome: Augmentative & Alternative Communication Interventions for Socialization
Section 17 & Question 17
-- Peer-Mediated Interventions to Promote Social Interaction in Children with Autism
Section 18 & Question 18
-- Asperger's Syndrome Guidelines for Treatment and Intervention and NEXTSTEPS: A guide for families with children with autism spectrum disorders
Section 19

--Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Section 20
--Appendix: Reproducible Client Worksheets Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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Answer Booklet for this course.
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #44 Course #1147 from 12/16/2016 to 12/16/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 6