Intro Evidence Based Practices & Autism PK-12

1 Unit
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This course will allow educators to gain an introductory look into Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Evidenced Based Practices (EBP) that will support learners with ASD PK-12th grade. Participants will complete a series of self-paced modules provided by AFIRM to include an introduction to ASD, selected EBPs and modules of their choosing. The AFIRM modules are “designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD”. After viewing the required modules participants will share a brief reflection of their key take-aways and possible next steps. This course is open to general and special education teachers PK-12 and will be self-paced learning opportunity. Feedback from this introductory course will lead to future professional development opportunities.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA educators wanting to gain an introductory look into Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Evidenced Based Practices (EBP) that will support learners.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X736X – 001 05 Jun 202405 Aug 2024 1 $79

EDC-X736X Intro Evidence Based Practices & Autism PK-12

05 Jun 202405 Aug 2024
Credit Validation
Online Self-Paced

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: June 5th – 15th, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Increase knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Evidence Based Practices (EBP) to support learners with ASD
  • Complete a series of self-paced modules and reflect on the information learned and consider possible next steps for implementation


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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