SBCAMFT Presents Dr. Anna Krasno : Assessment and Treatment of Children with Autism in the context of Family and Community.

  • September 15, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • online zoom


  • This is the standard rate for non- SB CAMFT members and guests.
  • This special discounted rate is a SB CAMFT member benefit available to current members of the Santa Barbara CAMFT Chapter.
  • This is the SBCAMFT rate for pre-licensed and student/trainee members.

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Register now for the September 15th CE Online Presentation

   11:30 - 1:00 pm via Zoom

 Dr. Anna Krasno presents on

"Assessment and Treatment

of Children with

Autism in the context


Family and Community".

This one and a half hour seminar will focus on the assessment and treatment of children with Autism. Given the high prevalence of autism, understanding and knowledge of it is important for mental health practitioners across settings. Information will be presented on neurodiversity, diagnostic criteria for autism, and how autism presents across the lifespan. Treatment modalities will also be discussed with particular focus on how to involve the whole family and connect with community-based support.

Topics will include:

- Diagnostic criteria for autism
-How autism presents across the lifespan
-Treatment considerations including how to involve the family
-Community resources for diagnosis and treatment as well as for inclusion and connectedness

Learning Objectives:

- Describe main diagnostic criteria for autism
- List two strategies to involve entire family in treatment
- List two community resources


Dr. Anna Krasno  is a licensed clinical psychologist, the Autism Clinical Specialist at California Counseling Clinics, and the Clinical Director of the Koegel Autism Center at UCSB. She has over a decade of experience in diagnosis and treatment of Autism and works with individuals of all ages and their families. She obtained her doctorate in Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology from UCSB and prior to that spent two years as a Donald J. Cohen Fellow in Social Developmental Neuroscience at the Yale Child Study Center. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.  Through California Counseling Clinics, she provides consultation services to individuals and families on a number of topics including early symptoms of autism and new diagnosis support, how autism presents across the lifespan, gender and cultural differences, neurodiversity, support for autistic adults, and information on local resources for assessment and treatment. She also conducts autism evaluations using a full, gold-standard testing battery for autism diagnosis.

Additional Notes Pertaining To Our Policy As A CE Provider:

1) This course has been designed for a mental health professional that include LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Also, Pre-licensed and Associate members may earn hours of experience for attending the Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT workshops as approved by their supervisor.

2) Refund/Cancellation Policy: Attendees may cancel registration and request a refund one week from the time of the event.

3) To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at

4) To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email

5) Course Completion Certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form.

6) As required by the California Board of Behavioral Science, this course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's.

7) SBCAMFT provider number (57942).

8) Santa Barbara Chapter CAMFT is Approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and content.

9) The America with Disabilities Act (ADA accommodates attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Event is ADA compliant.

Additional Information:

*This webinar will be available by Zoom. If you do not already have a free Zoom account, sign up for it today. The Zoom link will be emailed in advance of the webinar. The webinar will be a mixture of lecture and also Q&A.

For more information and online registration, click on the following link.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Kind regards,

Silla Siebert, LMFT 

CE Events Director, Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT

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