Upcoming 3- day Intensive Update Course in Autism & Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The Faculty of Psychiatry, West African College of Physicians (WACP) in partnership with the Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CCAMH), University of Ibadan & Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan is organizing a 3-Day Intensive Update Course in:

Autism & Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Identification, Diagnosis & Management in the 21st Century

Date: Wed. 14th – Fri. 16th June 2017

Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria



MBBS, MSc. DCH, MRCP (Paediatrics), MRCPsych, CASLAT (Imperial) MD, (Res), Fellow, Higher Education Academy (UK), PGC (Med Law),

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (Training in Autism and a certified user of the 3di Computerised Assessment Package for Autism).


MBBCh, FCPsych (SA), MMed (Psychiatry), Child Psych (SA Medical & Dental) Council, MSc. Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics;

Head, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital & Senior lecturer, Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa (Training in Autism, anad Trained in ADI-R & ADOS Assessment Packages for Autism).

Sessions to be co-facilitated with the WACP team


  • Early recognition
  • Assessment
  • Diagnosis
  • Epidemiology
  • Psycho-education
  • General principles of behaviour management
  • Treatment of ASD & Related Problems
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Dealing with sleep problems
  • Managing comorbidities including ADHD, OCD, Tics, etc.
  • Practical skills in psychopharmacology


  1. Dr. Olayinka Omigbodun FWACP (Training Coordinator, Faculty of Psychiatry, WACP)
  2. Dr. Clement Ezechukwu, FWACP (Secretary General, WACP)
  3. Dr. Taiwo Sheikh, FWACP (Chairman, Faculty of Psychiatry, WACP)

For further information, and to register early, contact:+234-810-985-4936, +234-705-440-6528;uiccamh@gmail.com or ccamhibadan@ymail.com Click on the link below for more: