Supporting Individuals with Autism Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse or Assault (For Caregivers) - a 45-minute course

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Objectives

  • Recognize sexual abuse and assault terminology and prevalence.
  • Explain factors that put individuals with autism at risk for sexual abuse and assault.
  • Demonstrate ways to support your child if they have experienced sexual abuse or assault.
  • Identify self-care strategies for caregivers.

Course Details

Presented by: ASERT Central Region

Content developed by: Angela Moreland, PhD, at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina; and Sierra Brown, PhD, and Andrea Layton, MA, BCBA, at Penn State College of Medicine

Completion time: 45 minutes

Lessons