Untangling the Complex Diagnostic Differential of Autism and Psychosis in Children

Untangling the Complex Diagnostic Differential of Autism and Psychosis in Children

 

Two (2) Hour Workshop for Texas Psychologists, LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs

Hybrid In-Person/Virtual Event

Friday, November 5, 2021  - 9:00 to 11:00 am


Workshop Description

Dr. Clyde will present on the topic, “Untangling the Complex Diagnostic Differential of Autism and Psychosis in Children.” The workshop will discuss the easy-to-miss overlaps between psychosis and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children and describe differences in assessment findings between the two diagnostic categories. This workshop will utilize de-identified case examples to illustrate differences providers may expect to find among children with ASD or psychosis, including drawings and stories.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe areas of symptom overlap between Autism Spectrum Disorder and psychosis in children
  • Provide an example of each of the five symptom categories of psychotic symptoms
  • Explain appropriate assessment and treatment options for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or psychosis

Presenter

Dr. Alexis Clyde is a licensed psychologist in outpatient psychiatry at Children’s Health and an Associate Professor at UTSW. She is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Clyde specializes in the psychological evaluation of complex mental health presentations in children of all ages, including Bipolar Disorder, psychosis and Autism Spectrum Disorder. In 2013, she developed the Early Childhood Mental Health Clinic (ECMHC), which provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluations for children zero to five with behavioral, social, emotional, developmental and attachment difficulties. Dr. Clyde is the administrative primary supervisor for the postdoctoral fellowship position in psychology Children’s Health, and she also provides clinical training to psychology interns and practicum students.

Registration Fees

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Early Registration (by 11/02/21): DPA Member Professional $50; Non-Member Professional - $80; DPA Student/Intern/Postdoc Member - $15; Non-Member Student/Intern/Postdoc - $45

Delayed Registration (after 11/02/21): DPA Member Professional - $70; Non-Member Professional - $100; DPA Student/Intern/Postdoc Member - $35; Non-Member Student/Intern/Postdoc - $65

Additional Info

Workshop starts promptly at 9:00 am. Virtual registrants will receive a link to the online workshop once registrations are processed. On-site registration and check-in starts at 8:30 am. Professional development/CEUs will be emailed once attendance has been confirmed and evaluations are completed.

Accreditation Statement

Psychologists - This activity qualifies for 2.0 hours of professional development credit for Texas Psychologists. Dallas Psychological Association, Inc. (DPA) maintains responsibility for the program and its content as per TSBEP rule 461.11(c)(2)(A). Counselors - This activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors rule 681.142. Social Workers - This activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Social Workers rules 781.509 and 781.511(a)-(c). Marriage and Family Therapists - This activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists rule 801.264. For all license categories, full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Please retain the certificate of completion and use as proof of completion when required.

Event Properties

Event Date 11/05/2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 11/05/2021 11:00 am
Speaker Alexis Clyde, PhD
Number Hours 2.0 Hours
Location to be announced