The Arc National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability is offering a webinar, scheduled for April 30, on Violence in the Lives of People with Disabilities, which looks at abuse, bullying, and victimization of people with IDD. Click here for information.
A free online tool, Trauma Informed Care: Perspectives and Resources, is available. Click here for information.
NADD hosted an important, invitational Public Policy Forum to be held on October 20, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland. The Forum focused on the NADD Position Statement on health care reform: “Including Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring Mental Illness: Challenges that Must Be Addressed in Health Care Reform.” Click here to read the Position Statement. NADD assembled a very impressive spectrum of stakeholders who participated at the Policy Forum, including representatives from associations, providers, advocates, managed care companies, the federal government, as well as parents. Click here for the schedule. The morning session offered an opportunity for stakeholders to share their perspectives as they relate to the Position Statement. During the afternoon session a strategic plan to advance and implement the goals and recommendations from the Position Statement was developed. To endorse the NADD Position Statement, click here.
NADD is pleased to offer an online directory of IDD/MH providers. Click here to visit the NADD Online Directory.
NADD offers an introductory rate of $99 for new members.
NADD has reduced the new individual member fee from $135 to $99. This is a savings of more than 25% available for new NADD members. Memberships purchased now are good until December 31, 2015.
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Editor-in-Chief for JMHRID
NADD is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities (JMHRID), a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary research journal published four times per year. Click here for details.
Co-Editor for The NADD Bulletin
NADD is seeking a Co-Editor for The NADD Bulletin, which is published bi-monthly. Click here for details.
NADD and its CEO, Robert Fletcher, work dilligently to help bridge the systems and ensure that individuals with a dual diagnosis receive appropriate services. This work keeps Dr. Fletcher on the move. Click here.
NADD: State of Ohio 13th Annual IDD/MI Conference
Mental Health Aspects: Treatment & Support
September 21 & 22, 2015 (M & T) / Crown Plaza Columbus North, Columbus, OH
On-line submission deadline is:
Friday, April 17, 2015
CFP Submission Form: http://www.thenadd.org/cfp-ohio
NADD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show-2015
Equality/ Recovery/ Access: Integrating Treatment & Services for Persons with IDD / MI
November 18 – 20, 2015 (W-F) / The Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
On-line submission deadline is:
Friday, March 27, 2015
CFP Submission Form: http://thenadd.org/2015cfp/
Presenters are responsible for all applicable registration fees, travel an accommodation costs.
All proposals will be considered, but only a limited number can be selected.
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