Level 1 – Module 72018-10-05T17:19:00+00:00

LEVEL I – Comprehensive course

Module 7

Competences and professional profile

a) New professional roles

  • Why is the professional profile important?

b) Professional Competences

  • Team Work.
  • Initiative and creativity.
  • Flexibility.
  • Communication, empathy and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge application.
  • Specialized training and continuing education.

c) Emotional regulation

  • The importance of emotional self-regulation.
  • Occupational Burnout – Signs and symptoms.
  • Emotional regulation.
  • Guidelines and protective factors.

d) Practice based on rights, values and ethics

  • Ethics.
  • The medical vs the social model of disability.
  • The medical Model.
  • The social Model.
  • A rights-based approach to disability.
  1. Develop attitudes and values in line with international good practices based that follow a rights-based approach.
  2. Understand the importance of continuous training and the multidisciplinary approach for a professional in the autism field.
  3. Understand the importance of following a person-centered approach and of promoting supported decision-making and self-determination.
  4. Understand the importance of family support and teamwork.
  5. Learn useful strategies that allow optimizing the communication with the families and the coordination with other professionals.
  6. Learn emotional regulation techniques to promote self-control.

The trainees have to carry out 3 theoretical-practical activities. In addition, they must have to do a self-assessment test of 20 items, which that will be considered approved, provided that at least 75% of the questions are answered correctly.