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The Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders offers Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) clinical and research trainings, as well as Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) trainings. All trainings will be conducted by Dr. Stephen Kanne, who is an independent trainer for both the ADOS-2 and the ADI-R. The Thompson Center hosts two clinical trainings and one research training per year. See below for more information on upcoming trainings. In addition to trainings at the Thompson Center, Dr. Kanne and Kourtney Christopher can travel to sites that wish to host ADOS-2 and ADI-R trainings. For more information, please email trainings@missouri.edu.

The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APA Approval is in effect through March 2019.


ADOS-2 Introductory Clinical Training (Modules 1-4)
Location: Thompson Center

Dates:  

Fee: $500.00 (APA CEs available for additional fee of $50)

This is an introductory training with instructional methods that include lectures, videos, demonstrations of administration and scoring. This training is designed for researchers and clinicians with prior background in autism spectrum disorders and formal testing such as speech- language pathologists, physicians, psychologists, and occupational therapists. This training serves as a prerequisite for more thorough training required to obtain research reliability on the ADOS-2.

ADOS-2 Toddler Module Training Day
Location: Thompson Center

Dates:

Fee: $350.00 (APA CEs available for additional fee of $50)

This is an introductory training with instructional methods that include lectures, videos, demonstrations of administration and scoring. This training is focused on the Toddler module only.

*Prerequisite: Attendees must have attended training on modules 1 – 4 of the ADOS-2 

To download an application in Microsoft Word for our ADOS-2 training, click here.


ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training
Location: Thompson Center

Dates:

Fee: $2,750.00 (APA CEs available for additional fee of $50)

This 3-day ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training involves intensive instruction on the psychometrics of the instrument for individuals who have previously attended ADOS-2 Introductory Clinical Training.  ADOS-2 trainers provide guidance to participants, who will be working in small groups, administering and scoring ADOS-2 tasks.

Prior to attending training, you will need to have access to an ADOS-2 manual and kit. ADOS-2 kits, manuals and protocols are available through Western Psychological Services at 1-800-648-8857 or at www.wpspublish.com.

ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training, and obtaining research reliability, is recommended for research purposes. The research reliability process and fees will be discussed at the training. If you have further questions regarding ADOS-2 research reliability, please contact trainings@missouri.edu.

*Prerequisite: Attendees must have attended training on modules 1 – 4 of the ADOS-2 

To download an application in Microsoft Word for our ADOS-2 training, click here.


Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) Training
Location: Thompson Center
Dates:

Fee: $2,750.00 (APA CEs available for additional fee of $50)

The ADI-R is a comprehensive parent interview that provides an assessment of individuals suspected of having autism spectrum disorders. During the training, participants watch a demonstration of the ADI-R, practice administering portions with a parent volunteer, review codes, and discuss administration.

It is important that participants read the manual and have observed ADI-R’s in order to be prepared to administer and code the entire ADI-R. Attending this training is the first step in obtaining research reliability in the ADI-R. Research reliability process and fees will be discussed at the training. If you have further questions regarding ADI-R research reliability, please contact trainings@missouri.edu. For more information about the ADI-R please click here.

 To download an application in Microsoft Word for our ADI-R training, click here.


Dr. Kanne and Kourtney Christopher are able to travel to your location and train your group.

ADOS-2 Clinical and Research Training / Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) Advanced/Research
Location: Hosting site
Fee: $1,500.00/day, plus travel and expenses (APA CEs available upon request)

School Personnel Training Day 
Location: Hosting site 

Fee:
 $1,500.00/day, plus travel and expenses (APA CEs available upon request)

This training is for school personnel (e.g., school psychologist) and includes presentations and discussions on school based evaluations, how to incorporate the ADOS-2 into school reports and a didactic discussion of the DSM-5. Additionally, attendees will practice the ADOS-2 tasks on children with the guidance of trainers.

*Prerequisite: Attendees must have attended training on modules 1 – 4 of the ADOS-2 

For more information about ADOS-2 or ADI-R training please contact Kourtney Christopher at 573.882.6140 or email trainings@missouri.edu.