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Autism and Sleeping Issues: 11th October 2024

11 October 2024, 9:00 am
Presented by Dr. Deb Marks

This is a half-day workshop delivered online via Zoom live webinar.

Cost Information:

$130 inc GST: General

$65 inc GST: Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS, Orygen clinicians, Take Two, headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, Childrens' Health & Wellbeing Locals (Brimbank-Melton/Loddon-Bendigo/Southern-Monash)


Please note our workshops sell out quickly and therefore may not be available. We are sorry if you cannot access the training you would like to at this time.  

Who is the training for?

Mental Health Clinicians and other professionals such as psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, mental health nurses, paediatricians, psychiatrists and registrars, working with autistic children and young people.

Who provides the training?

Dr Deb Marks is consultant paediatrician for the Royal Children’s Hospital Mental Health Specialist Autism Team. Dr Marks is a paediatrician with child psychiatry training who has worked in mental health specializing in autism for over 25 years.

What does the training include?

This half day live webinar focuses on autistic children and adolescents with sleeping issues including background issues and aetiology, medications, and simple behavioural measures that can be used in mental health consultations to improve sleep. This presentation will include clinical case presentations and opportunity for attendees to raise clinical challenges and concerns when working with these children/young people if time allows.

What do participants say about the training?

“(I liked the) information on sleep disorders and looking at strategies to trial with parents (…) A great intro to sleep and autism.” (Dec 2023)

“Deb provided insightful and engaging content which will be very useful to implement in my OT sessions.” (2022)

“(I liked) the specific guidance through case studies around interventions to offer for specific sleep issues. Very applicable!” (2021)

“Great range of knowledge. Covered assessment, disorders and strategies that will be great to implement with families. Also liked how the family needs and experiences were so valued. Loved the direction to further resources. I have already looked at some of these which will be so helpful.” (2021)



Cancellation and No Show Policy

Registered participants who are unable to attend and notify us of this in writing prior to fourteen days before the workshop may either:

(1) cancel their registration and receive a refund of their payment minus administration fee of 20% or $40, whichever is greater;
(2) transfer their registration once to another eligible participant within the same workplace (no fee);
(3) in some circumstances may be able to transfer their registration once to an equivalent-cost ASD workshop in the same calendar year, if space is available.
Participants who cancel 14 to 2 business days before the workshop may be permitted to transfer their registration once to another eligible participant (no fee). In exceptional circumstances, please contact Mindful.

Venue for this training is

online via Zoom live webinar.

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