CASP provides an aggregate voice on important issues in the field.
Member organizations can remain informed on key legal or regulatory issues impacting or potentially impacting the field such as licensure, supervision, credentialing, reimbursement, etc.
Advocating for our Stakeholders
CASP has been established to advise stakeholders on behalf of its members on potential future issues such as accreditation, organizational licensure, best practice and outcome reporting, etc.
CASP ANNUAL CONFERENCES
CASP members enjoy the opportunity to attend an annual conference that convenes the executive leaders of its member organizations.
These executives manage Autism Service Providers from around the world. The general conference is a two day program focused on formal presentations and informal collaboration. Formal sessions are panel discussions and lecture covering wide ranging subjects with current relevance to the field and the leadership of organizations that provide Autism Services.The topics may cover anything from Governance to Public Policy, Advocacy, Finance, Technology, Leadership, Performance Management, or any other topic that members feel are useful and relevant to explore as an executive group.In addition to Formal sessions, the conference is organized to enable many networking opportunities per day, and there are organized sessions with general thematic subjects that encourage active participation and input from the attendees interested or with specific expertise in the topic. The conference is a unique opportunity to collaborate with other senior leaders in the field in a very open and transparent environment.
The Leadership Academy
In addition to the Executive Conference, members may choose to send rising stars to a two day Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy gives emerging leaders from member organizations the opportunity to study and expand their knowledge in subjects such as Governance, Finance, Operations, Performance Management, and Leadership. The sessions are facilitated or taught by experienced CEO’s of from member organizations. The format and content enables focused and accelerated professional development from the best in the field, which helps member organizations build bench strength and enable their next generation leaders to broaden their horizons, network, and gain tangible skills to apply to the success of their sponsoring member organization.
BEST PRACTICE COLLABORATION
CASP members have access to each other.
Members of CASP regularly interact on important topics in the field, sharing ideas, information, and experiences for each member to apply in their unique settings.
CASP facilitates the development of best practice guidelines.
In collaboration with other related organizations, CASP organizes work groups to explore areas of interest or need in the field of Autism Services, and the participants in these efforts make their findings available to the membership.
CASP members have the opportunity to compare themselves to other organizations with respect to aggregated key operating metrics.
Best Practice Guidelines
Eventually, CASP intends to develop and publish best practice guidelines that can inform a high quality accreditation and credentialing framework that members can access and acquire as a clear signal to the broader stakeholder community that they uphold the best practice, evidence and research based standards in Autism Treatment.
Real time information alerts
CASP provides proactive communication about the issues impacting Autism Service Providers from the association itself and also from the network of members around the world.
THE FUTURE OF CASP
Collaboration and Cooperation
It is expected that CASP members will have the opportunity to join with other members to purchase third party services, and the organization intends to develop discounted arrangements with vendors across broad sets of products and services that member organizations may take advantage of.
Products and Services
It is CASP’s intention to soon begin producing products that members will have access to and may use for their own benefit. These products will include training materials, operational guidelines, assessment and intervention tools, research support, continuing education units, ethics support, etc.
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