Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis, Postgraduate Certificate | Part time online | The University of Western Australia | Australia
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Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis

6 months
Duration
9000 AUD/full
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About

This Autism Diagnosis course from The University of Western Australia will provide graduates trained in psychology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, paediatrics, or psychiatry with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Overview

CRICOS. 70230

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. 

Career Pathways

Students completing the Autism Diagnosis course from The University of Western Australia are likely to be highly competitive in obtaining employment with government and private agencies engaged in diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder or engaged in providing other services to children and adults affected by this disorder.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Presentation and Diagnostic Features of Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan 
  • Key Principles in the the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Lifespan Approach 
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2nd Edition (ADOS-2) Training 
  • Practicum: Assessment and Diagnosis of ASD

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE 70230

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  •  a bachelor's degree in speech pathology, occupational therapy, medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
  • an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

  • registration with the professional body of your specialisation, as recognised by UWA;
and
  •  evidence of having at least three months of full-time equivalent experience working directly with children or adolescents, as recognised by UWA;
and
  • a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
  •  a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA.

Applicants without a satisfactory personal statement, curriculum vitae or registration may be invited to attend an interview to determine suitability for admission.

Applicants must have--

  • enrolled in all seven (7) of the micro-credentials that comprise PSYC5520 and PSYC5521 (PSYCM510, PSYCM511, PSYCM512, PSYCM513, PSYCM514, PSYCM515, PSYCM516);
and
  • successfully completed at least five (5) of these micro-credentials.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    9000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Funding

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Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis
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