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Tony Attwood & Michelle Garnett Masterclass:
Children and Adolescents with Autism (2 days)

In association with Attwood & Garnet Events

Presented by Prof Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett

SDS Live Webcast:
Prof Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett Masterclass:
Children and Adolescents with Autism, 16 – 17 January 2020
(9.30 AM – 4 PM)

Click here to learn more and book


Course materials are presented, using a combination of didactic teaching, taped demonstrations from real life clinical sessions, case studies, and question time. Each day is a stand-alone workshop, and participants may choose either one or both workshops.

Day One

Designing/conducting a diagnostic assessment for a child or adolescent who may have autism (levels 1 and 2), comorbidity and differential diagnoses, screening/diagnostic tools, report preparation, designing a treatment plan, and sharing results with families and children/adolescents.

Day Two

Innovations in CBT for depression in adolescents with autism (levels 1 and 2), anxiety reduction strategies, managing challenging behaviours, fostering expression of affection and friendships, and professional challenges in the field.

Who This Master Class Is For

Health and educational professionals including psychologists, psychiatrists, GPs, paediatricians, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers and counsellors.

SDS Live Interactive Webcast:

SDS Seminars Ltd is the UK’s leading provider of Live Interactive Webcasts (LIW) in psychology and psychotherapy field. With LIW you are able to attend our events in real time from the comfort of your own home or office and watch them afterwards as a full recording.

SDS Live Interactive Webcast is not just a “live stream”. It brings you the latest benefits that the modern technology can offer in the field of distance training:

  1. Attend the webcast from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home
  2. Experience the seminar in real time through your laptop, tablet or PC screen
  3. Watch the presenter, their demonstrations and their PowerPoint slides on your screen
  4. Print the handouts in advance should you wish to keep a paper copy
  5. Ask the tutor your questions during the seminar and get them answered straightaway
  6. Engage in seminar exercises – confidential pair work is now available
  7. Join in live voting on questions raised during the day and see the results immediately
  8. Engage in a real time discussion with other delegates participating in the webcast
  9. Webcast booking includes 28 days of free access to the course recording
  10. All SDS courses are now available via the webcast or as an online training

Want to attend this event in the room? Book Here.

“Dear Toni, thank you very much for a comprehensive, informative and fabulous seminar/webinar. I not only learned a lot but also enjoyed every minute. Also thank to the kind and helpful people from SDS. It was again a great experience. Thank you all again.”
Annelie Fleischer, SDS Live Interactive Webcast Feedback

“This is so good. Lots of fabulous ideas for therapy.. lots of fascinating observations that are challenging a few received wisdoms, which is helping me think freshly about some clients, past and present...”
Zenobia Storah, SDS Live Interactive Webcast Feedback

Thank you, one of the best presentations I have ever seen!”
Luciane Murray, SDS Live Interactive Webcast Feedback

Live Interactive Webcast Price:

  • Super Early Bird: £306 + VAT (£367.20) per delegate to include 28 days free access to the course recording. Expires 30 September 2019.
  • Early Bird: £342 + VAT (£410.40) per delegate to include 28 days free access to the course recording. Expires 27 December 2019.
  • Regular Price: £396 + VAT (£475.20) per delegate to include 28 days free access to the course recording.
  • SAVE by booking all three days with Prof Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett! Click here for details

Certificate of Completion:
You receive a Certificate of Attendance for 14 CPD training hours by email after you watched the whole event.

16-17 JANUARY 2020

Places available
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Booking Conditions

Course Speakers:

Professor Tony Attwood

Dr Tony Attwood, Clinical Psychologist, is the acknowledged world expert on therapy with ASD clients. Professor at both Griffith University in Australia and Strathclyde University in Scotland, he’s worked with an estimated 8000 clients with some form of ASD diagnosis.

He is author of innumerable peer reviewed studies and book chapters on autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and ASD. He’s also published 15 books in the field with sales topping 1 million, and titles translated into 28 languages. These include CBT to Help Young People with Asperger's Syndrome to Understand and Express Affection: A Manual for Professionals (2013) and Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues: A CBT Self-Help Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger’s Syndrome (2016).

He lists his current clinical interests as

  • How girls with Asperger’s adjust to the profile of abilities and experiences associated with ASD
  • The constructive use of special interests in the daily life of those with an ASD
  • Helping the typical child who has a parent with the characteristics of Asperger’s syndrome
  • Improving the self-esteem of adolescents who have Asperger’s syndrome.
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to treat depression in adolescents and adults who have Asperger’s
  • Developing the expertise of my colleagues at the Minds and Hearts clinic in Brisbane

He has been interviewed by a number of television companies around the world and an ABC TV documentary of his work, life and his ASD son’s struggle with drug addiction was broadcast in 2017.

Professor Attwood continues to present at numerous international conferences each year, is Chair of The Hearts & Minds Clinic for ASD clients in Brisbane and still manages to find time to dote on his grandchild Rosie.

Learn more about Tony Attwood:

An immensely knowledgeable, inspirational and humorous speaker Tony will make this training day for you a practical, memorable and enjoyable experience.

Dr Michelle Garnett

Dr Michelle Garnett PhD
is a clinical psychologist and Founder and Director of Minds & Hearts, a clinic specialising in Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) in Australia. Michelle has co-authored four books on ASC. Her most recent book with Barb Cook is a seminal work on the female presentation, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. She has co-authored three books with Tony on emotion management for children and adolescents.

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