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Managing Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Care:

Tools for the Vietnamese Community

Training objectives
During this training, participants will:
● Reinforce basic understanding of diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
● Gain deeper understanding of comorbidities affecting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
● Become familiar with the MCHAT-R screening tool in English and Vietnamese.
● Gain deeper understanding of issues patients with Autism face as they transition to adulthood.
● Have an opportunity to participate in a facilitated discussion of cultural adaptation of the MCHAT-R: Vietnamese
translation. Participants will receive a $50 stipend for their time.

Who should attend:

Professionals working with children in the Vietnamese community in King County.
Primary care providers, Pediatricians, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical Interpreters, Pharmacists, Therapists
(Speech and Language, Occupational, Physical, Mental Health, and others), Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and other health
care professionals who care for Vietnamese families.

When: Saturday May 11, 2019 from 8 AM to 2 PM

Where: Wisteria Hall | University of Washington Botanic Gardens (South of UW Husky Stadium)
2300 Arboretum Dr. E., Wisteria Hall, Seattle, WA 98112

Cost: FREE
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

CME Category I Credit: 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To register, please send the following information by E-mail to Van Hong at,
● First name and last name ● Telephone contact
● Organization ● Any dietary or mobility accommodations
● Role in organization ● Email contact

For registration or questions about the venue and details for the day, please contact Van Hong at

Please register by 5:00 PM, Thursday, May 9, 2019

This educational opportunity is a service provided by the Vietnamese Family Autism Advisory Board (VFAAB),
HopeCentral Pediatrics & Behavioral Health, University of Washington LEND Program and Seattle Children’s Autism
Center. This event is supported by a Developmental Screening and Referral Pilot Project grant award administered by Best
Starts for Kids, King County.
8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast, Pre-seminar Questionnaires

8:30 AM Welcome & Introductions

Thanh Kirkpatrick, MD MPH, HopeCentral Pediatrician

8:45 AM Back to Basics: Diagnostic Criteria for ASD and the MCHAT-R
TK Brasted, Psy.D, HopeCentral Director of Behavioral Health

9:30 AM Psychiatric comorbidities in ASD

David Camenisch, MD MPH, Psychiatrist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM Sleep & Constipation

TK Brasted, Psy.D and
Christopher Jones, MD, HopeCentral Pediatrician, Medical Director - Operations

11:15 AM Seizures and Transition to Adulthood

Gary Stobbe, MD, Clinical Associate Professor; Director, UW Medicine Adult Autism Clinic

12:00 PM Lunch with Speakers

12:45 PM Quarterbacking Complex Care: Cases and Tools

Patricia Scott, MD, HopeCentral Pediatrician, Medical Director - Quality

1:30 PM Tour of the Primary Care Toolkit

Thanh Kirkpatrick, MD and Patricia Scott, MD

1:45 PM Evaluations, knowledge test

2:00 PM Adjourn

2:00–4:00 PM Optional Focus Group: Discussion of Cultural Adaptation of MCHAT-R in Vietnamese

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