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Autism Spectrum Disorder training for EMS and the First Responder community

Presented by Kate Hooven, a Justice System Consultant at Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training (ASERT) Collaborative. Kate is a former Juvenile Probation Officer, and a mother of a son with autism.

The Central PA Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU) has partnered with ASERT to provide this FREE valuable training. The training is designed to provide an overview of Autism and how to recognize and interact with individuals with Autism in community and emergency settings.

Learn how to practically apply information about Autism Spectrum Disorder when performing emergency medical service/first responder duties with a focus on de-escalation, field assessment, transporting and obtaining information from caregivers in addition to splinting, checking pulse, etc.

All are welcome to attend.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting: https://drexelprivate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkduysqjwiGtG5TVG7CT72bCsxQQiW4NSU

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Location

Online