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The Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders offers Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) clinical and research trainings. All trainings will be conducted by an independent trainer. See below for more information on upcoming trainings. For more information, please contact our Training Core manager, Cortney Fish, at fishca@health.missouri.edu 


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

Dates: New Dates Coming Soon!

Fee: $500.00 (15 hours of APA CEs and 15 NASP CPDs may available for additional fee of $100)

Group Registration: Professional groups of 5 or more individuals will receive a 10% discount. Please enter code ADOS2 at checkout for the discount to be applied.

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.

Learning Objectives: 

o Administer and code the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2 (ADOS-2) assessment tool, using standardized methods.
o Define the challenges in assessing autism symptoms.
o Define the development, purpose, and psychometrics of the ADOS-2.
o Describe ways to incorporate use of the ADOS-2 in clinical practice.
o Define the challenges in direct testing of individuals and interviewing parents/caregivers on autism symptoms.

REGISTER NOW (Modules 1-4)
CONTINUING EDUCATION REGISTRATION

ADOS-2 Toddler Module Training Day
Location: Thompson Center Research & Training Building 

Dates: New Dates Coming Soon!

Fee: $350.00 (4 hours of APA CEs and 4 NASP CPDs  may available for no additional fee if attending an event listed above)

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 

REGISTER NOW (TODDLER MODULE)


ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training
Location: Thompson Center

Dates: July 14 – 15, 2022 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fee: $2,750.00

This 2-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. The above fee includes one free ADOS-2 video submission toward research reliability. If you have further questions regarding ADOS-2 research reliability, please contact fishca@health.missouri.edu

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

Learning Objectives: 

o Administer and code the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2 (ADOS-2) assessment tool, using standardized methods.
o Define the challenges in assessing autism symptoms.
o Define the development, purpose, and psychometrics of the ADOS-2.
o Describe ways to incorporate use of the ADOS-2 in clinical practice.
o Define the challenges in direct testing of individuals and interviewing parents/caregivers on autism symptoms.

REGISTER NOW


Missouri Statewide ADOS-2 Calibration
Location: St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fee: No Cost to Attend

This statewide ADOS-2 Calibration is for professionals who have had previous training on the ADOS-2 and work in diagnostic clinics.

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

Learning Objectives: 

o Administer and code the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2 (ADOS-2) assessment tool, using standardized methods.
o Define the challenges in assessing autism symptoms.
o Define the development, purpose, and psychometrics of the ADOS-2.
o Describe ways to incorporate use of the ADOS-2 in clinical practice.
o Define the challenges in direct testing of individuals and interviewing parents/caregivers on autism symptoms.

REGISTER NOW


Meet Our Trainer!

Dr. Joanna Mussey is a licensed psychologist and Assistant Professor, Professional Practice in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center. She graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Alabama in 2012 and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She completed a clinical post-doctoral fellowship and a research post-doctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. She is a clinical psychologist with expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Mussey is an independent trainer on diagnostic measures for ASD, such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2).


Cancellation Policy
Request for refunds due to cancellation must be received in writing 7 days prior to training date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after this date and no refunds will be issued for no-shows. Substitutions are welcome.

Send all refund requests to fishca@health.missouri.edu. The training will be held regardless of weather conditions and no refunds will be given due to inclement weather.  We regret that we must adhere strictly to this policy.


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.

The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders maintains responsibility for the program.