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Workshop SectionWorkshop SectionASD Training on the PEERS ® for Adolescents with ASD . . . ~ September 20, 2024
RegistrationRegistrationClick here to register for this section.
DepartmentDepartmentESU#3 Student Services
Primary ContactPrimary ContactAmy Harvey
Facilitator(s)Teri McGill
DescriptionPresenters:  Teri McGill, Metro Region Coordinator and Annette Wragge, State Coordinator, NE ASD Network, and ASD Team Members

Audience:  Counselors, Psychologists, Parents, Educators, Individuals on the Spectrum, Community Providers, Transition Specialists, anyone wishing to provide evidence-based social skills training.

Description:  This workshop is designed to provide an overview of the PEERS Curriculum for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Social Challenges. The presentation will include an overview of the PEERS curriculum, along with information regarding the administration and implementation of the Adolescents Social Skills lessons. The PEERS curriculum provides an evidence-based social skills treatment for adolescents and young adults with ASD, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression and other social difficulties, and has an emphasis on friendships and relationships.
Some of the topics that are included in the manual and will be addressed in the training include:
 -How to appropriately use electronic forms of communication/social media
 -How to appropriately use humor and assess humor feedback
 -How to handle arguments and disagreements with friends and in relationships
 -How to handle rejection, teasing, bullying, and rumors/gossip

* *PEERS ® School Based Adolescent Manual provided 
LocationESU 3
StatusStatusThis section is currently open.
1 Registered
0 Minimum; 50 Maximum; 3 Lunch Count
Section Date(s)
DateStart TimeStop Time
September 20, 202412:30 PM 3:30 PM
Registration DeadlineSeptember 17, 2024
Event ID23420
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Pricing Information
 Who     Registration Fee     Default Price 
 Everyone      $60.00  Yes 

Materials FeeMaterials Fee: $0.00
LunchYes, lunch is provided.
CommentsIf you need assistance or have questions, please contact Amy Harvey.