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Postponed: POSTPONED: Mental Health Crisis in Autism Spectrum Disorders

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

In alignment with the Maryland Governor's recommendations and following CDC recommendations for social distancing, Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has decided to postpone all Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Trainings for the month of April. This step is being taken out of an abundance of caution as we strive to maintain the safety of Kennedy Krieger Institute's patients, staff members, and community

If you have any questions, please reach out to Hanah Tanenholtz at CARDOutreachandTraining@KennedyKrieger.org

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Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Training

Description:

This presentation will provide up-to-date research on the characteristics of youth with ASD who are at risk of a mental health crisis. A particular focus will be made on very recent research on crisis measurement, prevalence and risk factors for crises, psychiatric management of crises, and models of crisis care.

Objective(s):

  • Participants will be able to understand how common mental health crises are youth with ASD. Participants will also understand what are the common reasons for mental health crises.

  • Participants will understand what constitutes a crisis, and the indicators of these events.

  • Participants will be able to understand the local and national resources available for youth with ASD in crisis.

Registration:

  • Register online at www.KennedyKrieger.org/CARDEvents OR
  • Email CARDOutreachandTraining@KennedyKrieger.org

About the Presenter:

Luke Kalb, PhDreceived his PhD from the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Today, he is Director of Informatics at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He also holds the title of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Kalb serves as core faculty in the Wendy Klag Center for Autism at Johns Hopkins and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Kalb also chairs the National Research Consortium on Mental Health in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Kalb’s substantive area of research focuses on improving the detection and treatment of mental health problems among youth with a developmental disability.

Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm