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Suicide Prevention for Autistic Individuals: The Important Role of Stakeholder Engagement
with Brenna Maddox, PhD
Department of Psychiatry
Time: Sep 15, 2021
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Eastern Time
As the implementation scientist at the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, Dr. Maddox’s work focuses on improving community services for people on the autism spectrum across the lifespan. She is particularly interested in training and supporting community mental health clinicians, modifying cognitive-behavioral therapy for people on the autism spectrum with anxiety or depression, and preventing suicide in this population. Her research has been supported by the NIMH, PCORI, the Foundation of Hope, and the FAR Fund. Dr. Maddox is also a clinical psychologist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric conditions in autism.
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