Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis
The University of Western Australia (UWA)

(Tuition fee is not stated)
Less than a year

Course Description


This course provides graduates trained in psychology, speech pathology, paediatrics or psychiatry with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Two coursework units provide in-depth knowledge of ASD concerning characteristics across the lifespan, common comorbidities, current theoretical accounts and issues, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, assessment tools and multidisciplinary team assessment. One practical unit provides training in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule and another provides graded placement experiences leading up to the trainee conducting a discipline-specific component of a diagnostic assessment.

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