Training Class Details
Class Title: Neurodiversity-Affirming Approaches for Autistic and ADHD Children & Teens
Class Date: Thursday, June 22, 2023
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 0
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Arianna Vinion
Class Description:

This Training offers Cultural Proficiency Development credit for Seneca Employees


Training Summary: Provide a couple sentences summary (content themes/training techniques, and how this training is relevant to working with children who live in out of home care)

This training will introduce trainees to the neurodiversity paradigm and explore Autism and ADHD from this lens. We will explore the similarities and differences of these diagnoses/identities and learn various strategies to support youth and their families in the realms of communication, emotional regulation, executive function, and sensory regulation. We will also discuss building parent and school partnerships.

Class Objectives: (what knowledge, ideas or skills will participants explore, learn, practice, etc during the training) Provide at least 3 class objectives.

·         1. Understand the neurodiversity paradigm, Neurodivergent Identity, and Neurodivergence and disability

·         2. Deepen understanding of lived experience of Autism and ADH

·         3. Learn communication, emotional regulation, executive function, and sensory strategies for Autistic and ADHD youth

·         4. Learn strategies to support families and school partners that trainees collaborate with


How can participants utilize their new skills and knowledge after the training to reinforce their learning? (provide at least 2 transfer of learning strategies)

·       1.       Think about the intersectionality of ADHD and Autistic youth and their families in care

2.      2. Integrate holistic support strategies and programmatic changes to better serve all neurodivergent clients





• You must check-in during the training to confirm your attendance via visual, verbal, or written roll-call.



Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing: 



All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer 

able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through 

registration confirmation email or by calling: 

Seneca Family of Agencies - Training Department at (510) 654-4004 


Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice 

8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605 

(510) 654-4004 x2244 


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event. 

Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Monterey training provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.