Nevada Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) - Workforce Development Subcommittee

Workforce Development Subcommittee

CASD Goal 3: Expand the number and quality of professionals providing services to individuals with ASD.


Objective 3.1: Establish a sufficient pool of credentialed Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT).

        3.1.1 Collaborate to track and fund RBT trainings statewide.

Objective 3.2: Develop a recruitment and retention plan for a skilled and sufficient ASD workforce throughout the state.

        3.2.1 Coordinate with the Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation to conduct an     assessment of the workforce supporting individuals with ASD to identify the current and projected need.

        3.2.2 Identify infrastructure needs (to include University programs) to support developing specific          workforce skills and abilities.

        3.2.3 Develop and implement a recruitment and retention plan.

Objective 3.3: Establish training options for primary and secondary ASD service providers.

        3.3.1 Develop a training approach that incorporates online learning toolkits, training workshops,     statewide conference participation and peer supported networks for individuals in the field.

        3.3.2 Compile content and advocate for resources necessary to implement the training approach.

        3.3.3 Develop content and resources necessary to implement the training approach.

 Objective 3.4: Establish a Web-based directory/marketplace for ASD providers.

        3.4.1 Collaborate with ADSD to support the launch of its web-based directory/marketplace.

        3.4.2 Outreach to ASD providers for inclusion into the directory/marketplace.

        3.4.3 Develop a consumer driven rating system for ASD providers on the web-based directory.

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    Workforce Development Subcommittee Members