Objectives

Users of this course will be able to:

  • Identify the unique experience puberty and sexuality can be for individuals on the autism spectrum

  • Identify our code of ethics as it relates to the assessment, treatment and support of puberty and sexuality for those with ASD

  • Identify at least 3 strategies and 3 resources to help guide treatment of puberty and sexuality

Instructor

Kelly McKinnon Bermingham

MA BCBA

Kelly Bermingham has been practicing in the field of ABA for 25 years. She received her BCBA in 2003. She is a published author who specializes in Early Intervention Program Development and Social Skills. She has completed research and written several blogs for Autism Speaks during her time at UCI. Kelly specializes in helping teen clients who struggle specifically with challenges in sex and puberty. She’s done loads of research to understand the obstacles that they face and what makes things so difficult for them in this area. She’s proficient at getting to the core of any issue that comes up and does her utmost to help her clients overcome their hardships. Kelly is passionate about helping ASD teens develop into fully functioning, emotionally healthy adults by guiding them in this area. She’s also thrilled about sharing her hands-on experience and vast knowledge with BCBAs just like you.

What they're saying about this course

5 star rating

Excellent!

This was actually very informative. Sex Ed is one of my specialties and I still learned a lot from this. They also provided great resources.

This was actually very informative. Sex Ed is one of my specialties and I still learned a lot from this. They also provided great resources.

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michelle castanos

5 star rating

Excellent

Tracy Markov

FAQ

  • Will this be recorded?

    Yes! The recording will be available for you after the course for the full 3.5 Ethics CEUs

  • When? Where?

    7/15/21 12:00 PM EST to 3:00 PM EST Zoom link will be in your account!

  • Is this for parents, too?

    Although this course will be geared for BCBAs and BCaBAs, if you are a parent that can use guidance on puberty and sex for your child, this will help you!

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