Author(s) : Belinda Ratcliffe, Michelle Wong, Victoria Grahame, Lisa Brice, Louisa Carroll, David Dossetor
Publisher : ACER
SKU : ACW004
Delivery mode: Online
Time and duration: 20 hours of online coursework, over approximately 10 weeks.
The Westmead Feeling Program 1 teaches autistic children with mild intellectual disability (ID) the power of emotion recognition, perspective-taking, problems-solving and emotion regulation skills.
The comprehensive online Westmead Feelings Program 1 Facilitator Certification Course enables professionals to implement the 15-month Westmead Feelings Program 1 intervention program in school, private practise and hospital settings. It is designed to provide professionals with the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively implement the 15-month Westmead Feelings Program 1 intervention in their setting to the highest standard.
This course is suitable for teachers, special educators, psychologists and allied health and disability practitioners who intend to provide Westmead Feelings Program 1 in their setting, and wish to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully implement the program.
Please note this certification registration does not include a Westmead Feelings Program 1 Resource Kit. The Resource Kit can be purchased here.
Intended learning outcomes
Participants will be able to:
Course in detail
The course consists of four units and two learning assurance tasks. It covers proficiency in 12 separate areas of Westmead Feelings Program 1, through interactive tasks, activities and videos.
Unit 1: introduction and overview
Unit 2: Teaching ‘Westmead Feelings Program 1 Module 1: Understanding emotions’ to children, parents and teachers
Unit 3: Teaching ‘Westmead Feelings Program 1 Module 3: Problem solving and perspective taking’ to children, parents and teachers
Unit 4: Teaching ‘Westmead Feelings Program 1 Module 4: Managing emotions’ to children, parents and teachers<
Learning assurance tasks
The learning assurance tasks are a multiple-choice quiz and a 5−10 minute video demonstrating proficiency in one area of the Westmead Feelings Program 1 delivery. On successful completion of the course, participants will receive:
AITSL Professional Standards for Teachers
The course specifically addresses Professional Knowledge standards 1.5 and 1.6.
The Psychology Board of Australia
The Westmead Feelings Program 1 Facilitator Certification Course satisfies the guidelines for 20 hours of continuing professional development required for the annual registration of psychologists