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Autism and the Mental Health Act - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Zoom Webinar, Zoom link will be sent
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) / Assessment & Care Management
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management
Learning Disability
Course description

Important: This training is part of the COVID19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing staff.

It is recommended that new staff attend face to face training when available.

A 2.5 hour workshop exploring contemporary knowledge, understanding and practice in the field of Autism Spectrum conditions and Neurodiversity. This course requires basic knowledge of autism and experience in working with people with autism.

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the course.

Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.

Training objectives

To develop a broader understanding of Autism Spectrum Conditions and build on existing skills, harnessing new perspectives, strategies and tools to improve practice in crisis scenarios and in unfamiliar environments.

Learning outcomes


  • Adapt communication styles to be autism specific in crisis scenarios

  • Understand the neurology of autism and the impact this has on communication and interaction

  • Ability to check informed understanding and decision making from a client

  • Assess environmental impact on your autistic client and have a range of suitable adjustments in order to ease stress.

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 29 July 2021
End Date
Thursday 29 July 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021
09:30 - 12:00
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