St. Andrew’s Autism Centre (SAAC), in partnership with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), will host the Autism Training and Certification Training Programme on 16 and 17 March 2017. Psychologist and author Dr Robert Naseef will be in Singapore to conduct the training, which will be held at SAAC’s premises at 1 Elliot Road.
The focus of the training sessions will include best practices for working with children and adults with autism, diagnostic criteria for autism, application of screening assessments, best practices for use in the work place etc. Attendees will participate in interactive and engaging group discussions, alongside autism professionals from countries across Asia.
About the Trainer — Robert A Naseef, PhD
Dr Robert Naseef, a psychologist with more than 25 years’ experience, practises at Alternative Choices, which he founded with Cindy N Ariel, PhD, in 1990. The general practice has a specialty in helping families of children with autism and other special needs, including Autism Spectrum evaluations for all ages. Dr Naseef, who has an adult son with autism, also serves as a consultant to school districts, special education parent organisations and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Disability Determination. From his perspective as a psychologist and a father of a son with autism, he has authored three books, the latest of which, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together, drew praise from autism experts, parents and people with autism such as Temple Grandin and Stephen Shore.