Course detail: ASDD - Autism Spectrum Disorder De-escalation Strategies in the School Setting
This course will provide school resource officers and officers who are frequently called upon by school personnel an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder, information about the de-escalation cycle and the most effective strategies for intervention.
Participants will develop skills to appropriately respond to students with Autism and related disorders.
Participants will understand the triad of characteristics in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Participants will understand how these characteristics may impact students in school settings
Participants will explore the de-escalation cycle
Participants will identify strategies used for de-escalation interventions in a school setting
Participants will reflect on how new learning will impact student outcomes
Zoom (Virtual Platform)
Who Should Attend:
School Resource Officers
Officers who are frequently called upon by school personnel
Maintain 100% contact with the class through use of video camera/microphone
Participate in all exercises and scenario discussions
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