NADD 35th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show 2018 – Handouts

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

 

WEDNESDAY – OCTOBER 31, 2018

Pre-Conference Symposia

9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Event Title Handouts
PRE-CON I Public Policy Initiatives for Individuals with IDD and MI: Action Plan input of a Mini Summit to Enhance the December 6, 2017 Summit Recommendations 

Eileen Elias, MEd; Robert Fletcher, DSW; Jeff Keilson; Jana Dreyzehner, MD; Melissa Cheplic, MPH; Barbara Brent; David Miller, Jack Rollins

Level: Intermediate

 
PRE-CON II DBT Skill Building & Emotion Regulation

Julie Brown, PhD; Carol Tripp-Tebo, LMHC; Alexandra Rosendahl-Santillo; Christian Cabrera

Level: Intermediate

 
PRE-CON III Easing Life Transitions for Adults with Autism

Gary Stobbe, MD; Jill Locke, PhD; Hala Annabi, PhD; Therese Vafaeezadeh, ARNP

Level: Intermediate

 

 

1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Event Title Handouts
PRE-CON IV Two Systems, One Goal:  Employment for All 

James Corey, BA

Level: Intermediate

 
PRE-CON V It Always Starts with the Person: Understanding Character Strengths, Culture and Language

Joan Beasley, PhD;  MaryLou Bourne; Tawara Goode, MA

Level:  Intermediate

 
PRE-CON VI Promoting Health of Clients in Residential Settings with Care from (DSP) Direct Support Professionals IDD/MI

Carl Tyler MD, MSc; Tony Thomas, LISW-S, ACSW; Tamar Heller, PhD

Level:  Intermediate

 

 

THURSDAY – NOVEMBER 1, 2018

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Event Title Handouts
*Breakfast Consultation A
The Science of Hope; How Families Keep Their Hope Alive

Chelsea Holcomb, LCSW; Susan Gamache, RN, MSN; Julia Pearce; Jenise Woolf

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 
Breakfast Consultation B Mental Health in Autism

Gary Stobbe, MD

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

* These sessions are especially for family members.

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Event Title Handouts
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcoming and Opening Remarks

Co-Chairs Jana Dreyzehner, MD, Chief Medical Officer and founder Starfish Health, Nashville, TN; Tony Thomas LISW-S, ACSW, Executive Director, Welcome House, Inc., Westlake, OH; and Honorary Co-Chairpersons John Schneider, Seattle Seahawks Executive Vice President & General Manager, and his wife Traci Schneider, President of Seahawks Women’s Association, Seattle, WA.  

General Membership Meeting

Daniel Baker, PhD, NADD-CC, NADD President, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Woodbury, MN

 
Plenary Session

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address:

Tales from the Field: What We Can Learn from the People We Serve 

Ajit Jetmalani, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

 

 

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
T01
Addressing the Changing Needs of Frontline Staff

Macdonald Metzger, DPA; Tony Thomas, LISW-S, ACSW;

Melissa Cheplic, MPH, NADD-DDS

Level: All

 
T02 Hope and Practicality: Designing a Home

Gabriela Severino; Brandy Wall

Level: Beginner

 
T03
FASD Prism: Community, Wellness, and Belonging

Nancy Whitney, MS, LMHC; Letha Fernandez, LMHC, CDP, MAC, DDMHS

Level: Intermediate/ Advanced

 
*T04
 A Consumer, Parent, and Professional Perspective on Anxiety

John Gamache, PhD; Sue Gamache, RN, MSN; Emilie Corthell

Level: Intermediate/ Advanced

 
T05
CBT Group for Adolescents with IDD

Brian Tallant, MS

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

* These sessions are especially for family members as well as professionals.

 

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
T06
Mental Health Problems in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Yogesh Thakker, MD

Level: Beginner

 
T07 Technology Creates Connection and Independence 

Allen Ray; Ronald Little

Level: All

 
T08
What About a Service Dog?

Shannon Benaitis, PhR

Level: Beginner

 
*T09
Rubber Boots for Dancing

Eric Tadehara, LCSW, MPA; Tracy Johnston; Julia Pearce

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 
T10
People at Risk of Unlawful Behavior 

Marc Goldman, MS, LPA

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

* These sessions are especially for family members as well as professionals.

 

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
T11
We All Should Dance (Understanding Autism)

Lisa Clauson-McIntosh; Delaineya Tremblay

Level: Beginner

 
T12 What’s in a Name? The Critical Importance of an Accurate Diagnostic Formulation

Lauren Charlot, LICSW, PhD; Joan Beasley; Andrea Caoili

Level:  Advanced

 
T13
Roadmap for NADD DSP Credentialing

Melissa Cheplic, MPH, NADD-DDS; Macdonald Metzger, PhD; Tony Thomas, LISW-S, ACSW

Level: Beginner

 
*T14
Creating Culture of Acceptance & Equality for Neurodiverse Community

CANCELLED

 
T15
Vicarious Trauma: Practical Approaches to Self-Care

Lara Palay, MSW, LISW-S; Aldridge Palay

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

 

* These sessions are especially for family members as well as professionals.

 

FRIDAY – NOVEMBER 2, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Event Title Handouts
Breakfast Consultation A
System Collaboration on Crisis Prevention

Jana Dreyzehner, MD

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
Breakfast Consultation B
Making Sense of Polypharmacy

Thomas Scheidemantel, MD; Stephen Ruedrich, MD

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 

 

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Event Title Handouts
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome

Welcome from Jeanne Farr, MA, NADD CEO,

Kingston, NY 

 
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Plenary Session

Keynote Address:  Brain Development and Autism Intervention:  What We are Learning and Where We are Going

Annette Estes, PhD, University of Washington Autism Center,  Seattle, WA

This Keynote is Sponsored By:  MERAKEY

 

 

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
F01 Ten Critical Rules We Live By

Kenneth Boss, MD, FRCPC; Amy Betzner-Massana

Level: All

 
F02 The Encouragement Network: Building Partnerships

Bruce Davis, PhD, LPC, BCBA-D; Jana Dreyzehner, MD; Celine Turco, PhD

Level: Beginner

 
F03 Self-Injurious Behavior: Characteristics, Policy and Practice

Valerie Bradley, MA; David Rotholz, PhD

Level: All

 
F04 Enhancing the Field:  Becoming a NADD Accreditor

Donna McNelis, PhD, NADD-CC; Deceil Moore, LCSW, NADD-CC; Ray Snyder, MBA

Level: Beginner

 
F05 Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Applications

Judith Hill-Weld, MS, LMFT

Level: All

 

 

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
F06 Trauma Treatment for Individuals with IDD

John Keesler, PhD, LMSW: Jim Wiltz, PhD; Pamela McCoy, MA, LMHC

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F07 Training the Brain into Emotional Intelligence

Lorena Rucaj, MA, LMHC

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F08 NTG-EDSD: A Shared Dementia Care Decision-making Tool

Lucille Esralew, PhD, NADD-CC

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F09 Positive Supports: Technical Assistance and Population Health Management Strategies

Daniel Baker, PhD, NADD-CC; Steve Dahl, MSW, LGSW

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F10 Preparing Your Organization for Challenging Clients

Courtney Downing, MA; Tony Thomas, LISW

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 

 

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Event Title Handouts
*F11 Dual Diagnosis: Integrating Three Service Domains

Philip Smith, PhD

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F12 Using Visual Aids to Communicate

Miranda Khemchand, BST, BA; Melecia Washington, BST

Level:  Beginner

 
F13 Developmental Disabilities Clinical and Research Rounds

Robert Nicolson, MD; Sarah O’Flanagan, HBA

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F14 Addressing Gaps:  Clients Experiencing Co-Occurring Disorders

Dee Nighswonger, LMSW, LCAC; Nicole Freund, PhD, MA, MBA; Hannah White, MA; Carri McMahon, MPA

Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 
F15 School-Based Collaboration: Ten Years of Healing Trauma

Myrna Willick, PhD; Kathryn Day Bed; Rosanne Kerr, MEd

Level:  Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

 

* These sessions are especially for family members as well as professionals.

 

Contact Lisa Christie, Director of Conference Planning & Events, at lchristie@thenadd.org or info@thenadd.org for questions.