NADD Webinar Series Spring 2014
NADD is proud to offer its… SPRING 2014 Webinar Series. From the convenience of your own office or conference room, you and your colleagues can participate in a great educational resource without having to make travel plans or leave your office.
How It Works – Participants can listen to the presentation via a conference call portal, and watch the PowerPoint presentation from a computer online. Participants have the opportunity to post Q&A during the presentation. Each registrant, who is the key contact person, will receive a confirmation e-mail listing of the registered session(s) and an 800 number to access the Webinar. This person’s name will be given to the operator, and this person must be the one who calls in to participate on the webinar. Handouts will still be available for participants to access online three (3) business days prior to each webinar for printing purposes only. Handout access information will be provided in the confirmation letter. Each session will last 60-minutes. The sessions feature individuals from a variety of areas in the field of mental health and intellectual disabilities.
NADD Member $78 per session/Non-Member $98 per session
- Beginner – Individual with limited or no prior experience on the subject matter.
- Intermediate – Some experience in subject matter.
- Advanced – Experienced and versed in subject matter.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Mountain, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Pacific
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Unleash L.I.F.E: Lasting Independence for Everyone – Cancelled
Ryan F. Platt, MBA, ChFC, ChSNC, A Special Needs Plan, Concord, NC
Studies show nearly 80% of parents are very or extremely concerned with their loved one’s future independence and financial well-being. This presentation is focused on empowering the family as they explore and navigate the financial, legal & government benefit landscape so they can secure their child’s future.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
DSPs: Key to Successful Programs – Cancelled
Ann R. Poindexter, MD, Self-Employed, Conway, AR
Knowledgeable DSPs are able to provide essential information for development of successful treatment programs when instructed in assessment of problems behaviors in both medical and psychiatric areas.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Prevalence of Aggressive Challenging Behaviors in Persons with an Intellectual Disability and its Relationship to Personality: Jamaican Study
Patricia Oliver, PhD, DMS, Centre for Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK, Worldly-Wise Consultancy LLC, Manistee, MI
An adult Jamaican population with ID was tested as a field trial to determine the utility of the proposed revision of personality disorders in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). A study population of 38 people living with their families or in a supported care home were assessed using the Problem Behavior Check List (PBCL) (5-point, 7-item scale).
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Best Practices in Lifespan Respite Systems: Lessons Learned from States and Future Directions
Jill Kagan, MPH, ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center, Annandale, VA
Since 2009, 32 states and DC have received Lifespan Respite grants from the Administration for Community Living to improve respite access for all family caregivers. An overview of the Lifespan Respite Program and best practices in state agency collaboration to increase respite for underserved populations, including individuals who have a dual diagnosis, will be provided.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Counseling Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Jamie Parker, MA, LPC-S, Austin State Supported Living Center, Austin, TX ; José Levy, MA, LPA, BCBA, Behavior Solutions, Austin, TX
Often times people with dual diagnoses seek out counseling services as part of a treatment package. However, the counselor may be required to modify traditional techniques for the individual to benefit from services. Here, we will review characteristics that would lead a person to be a candidate for counseling and discuss ways to modify services.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Successful Parents/Happy Families: Ten Strategies for Stressful Times!
J. Dale Munro, MSW, RSW, FAAIDD, The Redpath Centre, London, Ontario, CAN
Being the parent or family member of a child, teen or adult with a dual diagnosis can be highly stressful. “Perfect” parents and families do not exist, but some cope better than others. This presentation will discuss ten parent strategies or secrets for a happier and more fulfilling family life.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Success in Employment for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Leica Anzaldo, BCBA, Autism Society of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA; David Ingram, Autism Society of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC
Our experiences with achieving success in obtaining and maintain competitive employment for individuals with ASD. Exploration of the process of educating employers, utilizing appropriate assessment tools, intensive instruction on skills, and collaboration with employment partners.
Friday, June 6, 2014
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Overview and Application
Jaime Parker, Self-Employed, Austin, TX
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidenced-based model. At its core, CBT suggests that one’s issues in life stem from faulty thinking that leads to disproportionate behavioral responses. Individuals with anxiety, depressive, personality, and psychotic disorders can benefit from CBT.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Support Brokering as a Service
Marian Frattarola-Saulino, MSW, Values Into Action, Media, PA
Support Brokering represents a natural evolution in self-directed services. Participants will learn how Support Brokers, working in partnership with individuals, their families, and other members of the support network, assists with personal futures planning, provide guidance, a thorough understanding of employment law, and ultimately help build more natural and unconditional supports.
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Please contact the NADD Office with any questions or concerns regarding the WEBINAR series, or if we can be of any assistance, at email@example.com or 1-(800)331-5362.
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