Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are amazingly complex in terms of manifestation, and known to affect the whole body. With the array of co-occurring conditions, prudence promotes looking at the body, mind, and environment when diagnosing and treating ASD. This module will define the biopsychosocial model as it has developed in psychiatry and other fields and will examine how this whole-body approach can impact care for people with ASD and other disabilities.
- What's Included
- 18 pages
- Optional $10 certficate
- Describe the biospychosocial model
- Show how doctors and other healthcare and human service professionals use the model
- Describe the importance of using such a biopsychosocial approach in the support and care of people with autism
- Identify ways direct care professionals can benefit from and apply the model
Purchasing certificates that validate successful completion of module will be available soon. More information about graduate credit and continuing education credit will be released as approvals are secured.