To increase the confidence of both psychotherapists, psychiatrists, and vocational rehabilitation counselors within the dual-diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and various psychiatric conditions.
To increase accessibility to mental health services for people with autism.
- Evocation (to challenge)
- Increase knowledge about autism among psychotherapists and psychiatrists.
- Increase interaction between patients with ASD and psychotherapists or psychiatrists.
- Help psychiatrists and psychotherapists use existing evidence based treatments to treat people with ASD.
- Help psychiatrists and psychotherapists acknowledge deficits in treatment of patients with dual-diagnosis of ASD and various psychiatric conditions.