The Assessment of Autism Spectrum
Disorders in Children
Presented by Sam Goldstein and Jack A. Naglieri
This advanced workshop summarizes the state
of the science of autism assessment, discusses
developmental considerations; and emphasizes
the importance of integrating data in making a
diagnosis of autism or related ASD. 2009.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Clinical Presentation, Assessment Strategies,
and Treatment Planning
Presented by Eric A. Youngstrom
This intermediate workshop discusses key
issues, including how bipolar disorder appears
differently in children versus adults, how often
it occurs in youths in different settings, what
issues make an accurate diagnosis challenging,
and how to use cognitive behavioral therapy to
treat pediatric bipolar disorder. 2008.
Psychological Consultation in Child
Presented by Susan C. Esquilin
This intermediate workshop for child and
family clinicians provides an introduction to
consulting with local child protective service
agencies, attorneys for parents and children,
and the courts regarding clients in the child
welfare system. 2008.
Adult and Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive
Nature, Assessment, and Treatment
Presented by Shauna H. Springer
This overview of OCD and its diagnostic crite-
ria details a variety of effective mechanisms
for assessing and treating it. Behavioral and
pharmacological interventions are discussed,
described, and illustrated as they are used in
practical clinical contexts. 2009.
Bipolar Across the Life Cycle
Presented by Eric Youngstrom
This workshop discusses whether bipolar
appears differently in children versus adults,
accurate diagnosis, how to use specialized
measures to diagnose bipolar more accurately,
promising treatments, and adapting methods
such as cognitive behavioral therapy. 2011.
2. 5 PDP
Presented by Michael Hoyt, PhD
Many therapies involve brief lengths of treat-
ment. A structure will be presented for organizing
the tasks and skills involved in different phases
(pre, early, middle, late, and follow-through) of
therapy. Case examples are included. 2011.
Clinical Applications of the Advanced
Clinical Solutions for WAIS-IV/WMS-IV
Presented by James Holdnack
Case studies of disorders demonstrate the
application of WAIS-IV/WMS-IV/ACS to evaluate
change in cognitive status, suboptimal effort,
and social cognition. 2010.