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PACT (Pre-school Autism Communication Therapy) Training course

5 & 6 June 2018
Office médico-pédagogique
Rue David-Dufour 1
1205 Genève
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Limited number of participants.

Contact
formation@pole-autisme.ch

THE TRAINING

PACT (Pre-school Autism Communication Therapy) is the first and world leading autism intervention tested to show sustained reduction in autism symptoms (Pickles et al. 2016) and improving communication initiation skills in the long-term.

  • The training takes place over 2 full days and will be held in English.
  • It involves a presentation on the theoretical background and stages of the PACT manual.
  • Training includes DVD observation and rating adult and child communication at different stages of the programme.
  • Trainees practice measuring the communication goals and criteria for each stage, setting communication targets and methods of using video feedback.

How does it work?

  • Through structured video-feedback and coaching techniques, therapists help caregivers to recognise and respond to their autistic child’s altered communication.
  • PACT therapists empower parents with key skills proven to lead to better child social communication outcomes.
  • Caregivers receive 1 ½ - 2-hour sessions alternate weeks for 6 months) with take home written goals for daily practice.

Who is it for?
Professionals (Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Speech and Language Therapists, specialist teachers) who are trained and experienced in the social communication needs of children with autism of 2-10 years of age.

What will I get?
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be equipped to administer PACT with practice cases.

Post Course Fidelity Rating is required to gain full accreditation in PACT for clinical or research practice. At the extra cost of CHF 930, the course provides clinical supervision for 2 practice cases submitted by trainees

Prix
CHF 1’000 (Early bird rate before February 15: CHF 950)
Optional Certification: CHF 930 (or CHF 1’930 total)

Chiara Fiorentini

Formatrice et psychologue

Formée en Angleterre au diagnostic de l’autisme, Dr. Chiara Fiorentini est psychologue clinicienne au sein du CCSA. Auparavant, elle a travaillé comme chercheuse à la Faculté de Psychologie et de l’Université de Genève.

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Catherine Aldred

Formatrice

Dr. Catherine Aldred is a principle investigator in a series of UK and international autism intervention trials (PACT, Pre-school Autism Communication Trial), aiming to provide evidence based practice around communication treatment delivered in the home and school context.

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