Specialist Certification Trainings - Dual Diagnosis Specialist Certification (set of 6)

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A series of webinars intended to help people prepare for applying for NADD certification. The trainings focus on the competency areas identified in each of the NADD certification areas. These trainings are also helpful for anyone who wants to learn about or brush up on a particular topic.

WBSP17 - 2008D -- Competency: Respectful & Effective Communication in Rapport Building.

Cecelia Kittell, BS, NADD DDS, NHS, Ebensburg, PA. Communication drives effective supports, significantly impacting the quality of life for each person with a Dual Diagnosis. Professional, Person Directed and Person-Centered communication techniques are defined and discussed as primary tools for all Dual Diagnosis Specialists.

WBSP17 - 2009D -- Competency: Service Delivery and Fiduciary Responsibility.

Bruce Davis, PhD, Murfreesboro, TN. Dual Diagnosis Specialists play an important role in ensuring appropriate services for persons with co-occurring disorders. The ability to work across systems, monitor outcomes, and arrange for appropriate services are required.

WBSP17 - 2010D -- Competency: Therapeutic Constructs.

Robin VanEerden, MS, NCC, LPC, NADD-CC, Integrative Counseling Services, PC, Harrisburg, PA. It is important that people who care and work with people with a dual diagnosis can identify and have knowledge of effective trauma informed approaches. Understanding the approach and the skills that will be developed are an intricate part of being able to identify and assist in finding a provider who can deliver these types of approaches. These resources while available, are sometimes difficult to find. A review of resources and the available modalities will be discussed.

WBSP17 - 2011D -- Competency: Emerging Best Practices.

Chad Perrin, BSW, RSW, NADD-DDS, Executive Director, Momentum Developmental Supports, St. John's, NL, Canada. The understanding of assessment and existing best practice is crucial for a D.D.S. Certification applicant. This webinar focuses on helping applicants to know what the expectations are in regards to understanding assessment and best practice.

WBSP17 - 2012D -- Competency: Administrative Critical Thinking.

Michael Schroeder, Retired, Westerville, OH. This will review the elements of administrative critical thinking for people seeking certification as a NADD Specialist.

WBSP17 - 2013D -- Competency: Multi-Modal Approach.

Astrid Berry, NADD-DDS, NHS, Harrisburg, PA. Multi-Modal Approach is an important part of the first in a 6-part training series designed to assist preparation for the NADD Specialist Dual Diagnosis Certification. This presentation will familiarize the participant with the bio-psycho-social approach which is the best practice standard for supporting individuals with an intellectual disability and mental illness.