Internal: Autism and Comorbid Conditions Part II
October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022
CE Credit: 1 CE
As a follow-up from part I, part II of the series will continue the discussion on autism and other comorbid conditions. Like part I, this presentation is co-created and co-presented with an interdisciplinary focus. The presentation will cover topics of anxiety, depression, and other general medical conditions. The presenters will review diagnostic criteria, risks/protective factors, prevalence rates, and implications for treatment.
Jana Sarno (She/Her) ,Chief Clinical Officer at Hopebridge, BCBA, – Doctoral Candidate
Jana Sarno is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with extensive educational, clinical, and professional development experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University (WMU). Following graduation from WMU, Jana attended The University of Southern Mississippi, for her PhD., in school psychology. During her time at USM, she worked with children enrolled in Head Start/Early Head Start, local school districts, a multi-disciplinary setting for children with communication and developmental disorders, and the USM School Psychology Clinic.
After her time at USM, Jana completed a year-long internship at the Marcus Autism Center, a NIH Autism Center of Excellence in Atlanta, GA. While at Marcus, Jana received intensive clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, verbal behavior, and feeding disorders. Jana has held clinical leadership positions at several in-home, school, and clinic-based ABA organizations. Along with her work at Hopebridge and AIM Clinics, Jana volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis (ILABA). In her work with ILABA, Jana chairs the Legislative Affairs Committee that focuses on governmental relationships, grassroots advocacy, and increasing access to ABA through legislative change.
NOTE – INTERNAL TRAINING:
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