CARE Counseling has partnered with Megan Helmen, Psy.D., L.P. to provide an overview on cultural factors and intersectionality with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Megan Helmen, Psy.D., L.P., is a pediatric neuropsychologist at Developmental Discoveries Neuropsychology. She provides pediatric evaluations for autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other developmental concerns. She will share about racial and gender diversity issues to consider when working with autistic individuals.
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Level of programming is intermediate: assumes general familiarity with the topic.
This Grand Rounds is designed to help participants:
1. Name racial disparities in assessing and treating autistic individuals.
2. Discuss what research tells us about working with diverse autistic populations.
3. Describe gender identity diversity among autistic individuals.
The presentation is designated for CARE Counseling mental health professionals (LP, LPC/LPCC, MFT/LMFT, LGSW/LICSW, LADC), pre-licensed mental health practitioners, and students.
CARE Counseling is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CARE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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About the Presenter:
Dr. Megan Helmen opened Developmental Discoveries Neuropsychology in 2022. Dr. Helmen became specialized in autism and pediatric neuropsychology during her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship. After 10+ years of providing evaluations for children, she wanted to make a clinical process into a more meaningful experience for children and families. Her practice incorporates the child and humanizes the evaluation process in order to optimize outcomes.
*The speaker has indicated one conflict of interest, naming of place of work during the presentation; however, there was no commercial support for this training.
CARE Counseling is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CARE maintains responsibility for this program and its content. It is the responsibility of each learner to verify that continuing education earned at CARE or elsewhere meets the requirements for their State and individual license.
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