Assessing Toddlers

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Description

Dr. Linda Daniel joins Dr. Jeremy Sharp to discuss best-practice strategies for assessing toddlers. They look through the lens of autism for most of the conversation, but their methods are applicable to anyone who works with toddlers on a regular basis. They also touch frequently on training post-docs and interns to work with toddlers and parents. Here are just a few topics that come up:

  • How to “read the room” when assessing toddlers
  • Managing your emotions and your own fear when assessing infants and toddlers
  • Strategies to get familiar with toddlers and increase your comfort with them
  • How to engage toddlers during the assessment process
  • How to work with toddlers who are melting down
  • When and how to use the ADOS and the Bayley with toddlers

Interview conducted: May 2020

CE Content Category: Clinical

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, nurses, case managers.

This course does not offer ASWB ACE CE credit to social workers.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Text Interview with Dr. Linda Daniel
  • Audio Interview with Dr. Linda Daniel
  • References
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. LINDA DANIEL

Dr. Daniel is a licensed psychologist and pediatric neuropsychologist based in South Easton, Massachusetts. She has over 15 years of experience in the field, performing neuropsychological evaluations, autism diagnostic evaluations, multidisciplinary evaluations, school/program observations, and clinical consultations with her work experience ranging from inpatient/outpatient and schools to private practice settings. She works with children ages 14 months to 22 years. She often works collaboratively with a multitude of professionals involved in a child’s care/services, including developmental pediatricians, neurologists, speech & language pathologists, educators, advocates, and special education attorneys.

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Jeremy Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that was founded in 2009 and has grown to include nine licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Dr. Sharp specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

Dr. Jeremy Sharp

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on May 22, 2020.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Describe strategies to increase your comfort level when working with toddlers
  • Explain how to manage a toddler in 'meltdown'
  • Provide approaches to engage toddlers in the assessment process
  • Discuss when to use the Bailey-4 and ADOS-2 when assessing toddlers

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