I have provided counseling and support for bereaved parents in association with SIDS & KIDS Victoria (nee The Sudden Infant Death Research Foundation) and I have previously worked for National Corporations and Welfare Agencies, taught Psychology at Monash University, and still actively research in the area of social processing problems, recently completing a Masters Degree in Mental Health Science through Monash University's School of Psychology & Psychiatry.
I have visited educational facilities in the United Kingdom and undertaken specific training in assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pam Langford Psychological Services) including behavioural interventions and modifications (Tony Attwood).
I have previously provided services to the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS), the Department of Workplace Relationships (DEWR) Victims Assistance Service, Transport Accident Corporation, Victoria WorkCover Authority, Catholic Education Office, Department Of Education & Training, the Division of General Practioners.
Accredited Parenting Program Provider, working extensively with children who have learning difficulties and behavioural problems commonly linked to an Austism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Behind the scenes I have an amazing team working hard on developing more courses, events, workshops and materials to assist individuals, carers, families and schools.
Our vision is to create a space for open communication, advocacy, understanding and strategies that Autistic families can implement into their everyday life.
Another most important goal here at Behaviour Solutions, is to educate the wider community on how to adapt and understand. There is more than the behaviour of ASD .... deep down there are many sensory, cognitive, social, emotional and motoric complexities.
We look forward to sharing these developments with you, so stay tuned!!
Danny Blackford, Psychologist. Phone (03) 5122 2147. Email firstname.lastname@example.org