Adaptations of CBT for people with ASD

Adaptations of CBT for people with ASD


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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

About this Webinar:

This webinar will focus on the technique of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for people with ASD, as well as research findings related to efficacy. Current efforts to implement and disseminate CBT practices for youth with ASD will be emphasized.

This is a webinar by sponsored by AUCD's Autism Special Interest Group for Autism Acceptance Month.


Man smiles at the camera. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He wears a blue collared shirt. He stands outside in an archway. Professor Jeffrey Wood received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the UCLA Psychology Department, specializing in clinical trials of cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood anxiety disorders and OCD. As a doctoral student of Dr. Marian Sigman's and a psychology intern at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, he acquired expertise in the assessment and behavioral treatment of school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Wood has also been the recipient of awards from NIMH, WPA, AERA, and UCLA, and has attained multiple grants from NIMH, NICHD, the Cure Autism Now foundation, Autism Speaks, and the Organization for Autism Research to study cognitive-behavioral interventions for school-aged children with autism. His work has been published in scholarly journals such as Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Developmental Psychology, and Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.


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