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The Asperger's Syndrome Kit with Timothy Kowalski
Package - Video
$119.98 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Package - Video   Instructions
Author:
TIMOTHY P. KOWALSKI, M.A., CCC-SLP
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
10/18/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT052000
Objectives
[+] [-] 051975 - The Emotional Intelligence of Asperger’s Syndrome: Interventions to Achieve Social and Personal Success
  • Identify key areas of emotional difficulty for individuals presenting with AS
  • Summarize how the concepts of EQ can negatively impact AS intervention
  • Develop appropriate goals for deficiencies in both personal and social EQ competencies
  • Discuss how EQ directly impacts your client’s perception of himself
  • State how EQ impacts your client’s perception of those around him

[+] [-] 051980 - Asperger’s Syndrome in Adulthood: Interventions to Teach Pro-Social Coping Skills
  • Identify key components of AS in adults
  • List reasons for their difficulties
  • List tools helpful in the diagnostic process
  • List evidence-based treatment strategies

Outline
[+] [-] 051975 - The Emotional Intelligence of Asperger’s Syndrome: Interventions to Achieve Social and Personal Success
Emotional Quotient (EQ) of Asperger’s Syndrome (AS)
  • How AS Impacts EQ
  • AS coping strategies
  • AS factors limit the ability to recognize emotional states


Personal Competences of EQ: Self-awareness, Self-Regulation, Self-Motivation
  • Develop emotional awareness, self-assessment and self-confidence
  • Improve self-control, conscientiousness and adaptability
  • Increase focus, achievement, commitment, initiative and optimism


Social Competence of EQ: Social Awareness and Social Skills
  • Strengthen empathy, service orientation and leverage
  • Develop communication, conflict management, bonds, collaboration and cooperation

[+] [-] 051980 - Asperger’s Syndrome in Adulthood: Interventions to Teach Pro-Social Coping Skills
AS & Adults: A Hidden Disability
  • DSM-5 and ICD-10
  • Clinical impact, misdiagnoses and comorbidity
  • Social demands as we age
  • Characteristics of the adult with AS


Assessment
  • Problems with adult assessment tools
  • Assessment tools


Why Do They Act This Way?
  • Theory of Mind
  • Executive Functions
  • Central Coherence
  • Emotional Intelligence


Intervention Strategies for:
  • Cognitive retraining/restructuring
  • Dealing with denial
  • Use of self-talk
  • Stress management
  • Couples

Author

TIMOTHY P. KOWALSKI, M.A., CCC-SLP

Timothy P. Kowalski, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech-language pathologist specializing in social-pragmatic communication deficits and internationally known expert on Asperger Syndrome. His Orlando practice has seen clients from Europe, South America and throughout the USA. Mr. Kowalski regularly consults to schools on best practices for students identified or suspected of having Asperger’s syndrome and provides school-wide district inservices.

Mr. Kowalski presents internationally on a wide variety of issues relative to Asperger’s, is a guest lecturer at universities and colleges and is a consultant for forensic cases involving Asperger’s syndrome. He has worked in a variety of psychiatric healthcare delivery systems including in-patient and outpatient psychiatric hospitals, sex-offender units, and school-based settings. Mr. Kowalski is the author of six books on Asperger syndrome: Asperger Syndrome Explained; Social-Pragmatic Success for Asperger Syndrome and Other Related Disorders; Are You In The Zone?; The Source for Asperger’s Syndrome; Me, Myself, and You; Understanding Emotions: A Guide for Adults; and an article Assessing Social Communication in Asperger Syndrome.

He previously held the position of vice president of professional practices in speech-language pathology for the Florida Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Autism Society of America, Council for Behavior Disorders, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Mr. Kowalski is the recipient of the “2010 Clinician of the Year Award” offered by the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists and the 2011 FLASHA nominee for the ASHA Louis M. di Carlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement. He holds the “TEAMS 2000 Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year” award for his work with Autism in the four-countywide greater Orlando, Florida metropolitan area and has served on the board of directors for the Greater Orlando Chapter of the Autism Society of America.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Timothy Kowalski is preseident of Professional Communication Services, Inc. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Timothy Kowalski is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Autism Society of America and the Florida Association for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 051975 - The Emotional Intelligence of Asperger’s Syndrome: Interventions to Achieve Social and Personal Success
[+] [-] 051980 - Asperger’s Syndrome in Adulthood: Interventions to Teach Pro-Social Coping Skills
Audience
Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Special Education Teachers, ESE Teachers, General Education Teachers, School Administrators, Educational Paraprofessionals, Behavior Specialists, Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Post Test Questions