PYI 535: Intro Couns Intrvntns ASD

Synonym:

86408 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Lawrence Welkowitz

Credits:

1

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 11/18 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 12/16 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to ASD Certificate students'

Counseling children and adults with Asperger?s presents a unique set of problems due to differences in how these individuals process information and respond to therapeutic interactions. These courses will review both the theory and practice of psychotherapy interventions that account for these differences. The overarching theme involves taking advantage of ASD individuals? unique capabilities, including intellectual analysis, visual thinking, and special interests. Case studies will focus on success stories in psychotherapy.