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
Modules on this site are always free. If you would like proof of completion, you can purchase a certificate when you have successfully completed this module. The certificate will provide contact hours for this module.
Graduate credit for courses is available through OCALI's partnership with Ashland University. Access information about course options and semester dates in the Search.
Continuing education credit from providers such as ASHA and NASW is in progress. For questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important: If you are an Ohio Early Intervention or Early Childhood provider, this module has received the Ohio Approved (OA) Designation.
To receive credit, please enter your Ohio Professional Registry OPIN in your Profile. If you do not know your OPIN, or you need to create one so you receive Ohio-approved training, visit occrra.org. When you have completed an approved module, you will submit it to OCCRRA by following the prompts provided.