This product contains five (5) webinars and the topics are listed below:
Assessment of Medical Conditions - Julie Gentile, MD - Medical conditions in patients with intellectual disabilities are often complicated and involve behavioral presentations. It is common for individuals to present to mental health professionals with undiagnosed medical conditions, making it vital that the clinician be aware of the most common conditions and be able to make referrals as appropriate.
Clinical Assessment - Deceil Moore, LCSW, NADD-CC - Presentation will review core concepts and competencies necessary to complete best practice behavioral health assessments of persons with IDD and how these apply to the process of applying for and achieving NADD-CC certification. Emphasis will be placed on necessary information and how best to gather it.
Positive Behavior Supports & Effective Environments - Dan Baker - This DVD highlights the considerations of clinical certification in the areas of positive behavior supports and creating effective environments. The components of a positive behavioral support approach will be articulated. Considerations for functional behavioral assessments will be included. Implications for intervention and features of a comprehensive treatment plan will be addressed.
Psychotherapy/ Other Therapeutic Interventions - Tim Barksdale, PsyD, NADD-CC - The ability of psychotherapy to address mental illness in people with intellectual disability is frequently overlooked because of reasons that include diagnostic overshadowing, over reliance on behavior interventions and discrimination. A demonstrated knowledge of the use and value of psychotherapy for treating people with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental Illness is one of the five competencies needed to receive the NADD clinical certification. This webinar will review all requirements and steps needed to achieve this certification and then review the knowledge base and resources available for psychotherapy.
Psychopharmacology - Mark Fleischer, MD, FAPA, NADD-CC - This material will present psychopharmacologic concepts from a clinical perspective through the lifespan from approximately early school age to the aging adult. The discussion will focus on principles of care using medications as a primary or adjunctive treatment to disorders or problem behaviors in the target population.
Please note: Any of the above can be ordered individually.