NADD Webinar Series FALL 2015
NADD is proud to offer its FALL 2015 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.
New Webinar Format!
We just upgraded our webinar format. Requirements: Computer, internet, landline, printer if applicable.
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 submit Q &A during the presentation.
Each registrant, who is the key contact person, will receive an e-mail confirmation to access all 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. It is not necessary to download the handouts, as they are displayed on your computer screen as part of the webinar. Each session will last 60-minutes. The sessions feature individuals from a variety of areas in the field of mental health and intellectual disabilities.
Note: Webinars are limited to participants in US and Canada.
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
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Medication Alert System: An Early Intervention Approach for the Detection of Medication Associated Adverse Reactions in Older Adults with IDD
Ronald Lucchino, PhD, AGE, Inc., Longboat Key, FL
Adverse drug reactions (ADR) in the older IDD individual, results in at-risk falls and observed behavior changes from their medication. This hour presentation will review the causes of those ADRs that mimic, mask or exacerbate diseases. A case study will illustrate an intervention based on observations to reducing ADR.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Partnering with Families to Achieve Competitive Employment for Individuals with Significant Support Needs
Grace Francis, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
This webinar will discuss the content and efficacy of the Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Program, a program designed to increase expectations for competitive employment and knowledge of resources designed to support competitive employment among families with members who have significant support needs.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Therapists’ Professional Growth and Development
NaMetris Blount, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC ConnectedPRO, LLC, Pineville, NC
Successful professionals don’t just wait for things to happen for them. They plan it, seek out the opportunities, and actively invest in personal and professional growth. It is common to start your career on one path and later notice that you desire more. It is also common that you find yourself working diligently and the profession around you evolves and you remain the same. So, ask yourself: Twenty years from today, looking back to this moment, what would you like to say about your professional growth and development?.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
De-escalate Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime: Unplug the Power Struggle with Principle-Based De-escalation
Steven Seiller, BS, ARM, Service Alternatives Training Institute, Inc., Woodinville, WA
Imagine dealing with any situation. In this introduction to Principle-Based De-escalation, learn 5 surprises and 3 guiding principles that will allow you to remain in control at all times, support anyone, anywhere, with any issue, and avoid the wrong response which can make the situation worse.
Is it really possible to de-escalate anyone, anywhere, anytime? Yes! Imagine yourself dealing with any scenario with anyone, anywhere, with confidence and long-term foresight. This is possible with a principle-based approach to de-escalation.
While no single technique will work on every person, there is a small set of principles that do apply to everyone. These principles are universal so they apply to any age person, any level of ability or disability, and any setting.
If you are new to de-escalation, this overview will introduce the guiding principles that form the basis for today’s professional behavioral interventions and emergency response protocols. If you are experienced, this presentation will serve as a valuable affirmation or even help you fuse together varied, previous trainings into a consistent and potent practice. Attendees will be asked to consider past or future scenarios they encounter in order to apply the learned process and identify needed skills.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Unlocking the “Autism Code” to Enhance Individuals’ Lives
Matthew Ratz, MEd, CESP, CHI Centers Inc., Silver Spring, MD
A person with autism’s outward-facing behaviors presents obstacles for both himself and for those supporting his success. Using the latest tools and research, we will explore some “Autism Codes” that are spelled out by the diagnostic criteria, and we will study examples of how autism manifests in diagnosed individuals.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Social Skills Training through Community Integration for Individuals with IDD/MI
Gwendolyn Barnhart, MS, Walden University, La Honda, CA
The presenter of this conference will guide attendees through various modalities for community integration for individuals with IDD/MI. Attendees will also learn to recognize teaching opportunities while out in the community and ways to teach social skills.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Transition: Real Life Challenge and Real Life Success
Level: All Levels
Daniel Baker, PhD, NADD-CC, The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, New Brunswick, NJ
This session will focus on three common areas of challenge in the area of transition that are absolutely critical for success: unmotivated students, difficulties in collaboration with families/educators, and budgeting woes. This session will take a real look at some of the areas, and explore ways to turn these challenges into areas of success. Please note that this is not an overview of the transition process.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Successful Intervention Strategies with Dually Diagnosed Adolescents
Level: All Levels
Julanne Burton, PhD, Liberty Resources, Inc., Syracuse, NY
The Interventions and Supports for Adolescents and Families Program (ISAF) is a multi-disciplinary treatment model for IDD/MI adolescents and their families. Findings from the program’s evaluation and multiple case study demonstrated that teaching youth coping skills related to their mental disorder and simultaneously providing support to their parents as keys to successfully reducing maladaptive behaviors and eliminating risks to residential placements.
Monday, December 7, 2015
ASD & Life Transitions: Hard Lessons Learned and Taught as a Person-Centered Planning Facilitator
Cheryl Chan, Person-Centered Planning Partners, Auburn, MA
While every person with ASD has unique needs and a unique vision for their future, a few things always hold true: no one is fully prepared, preparedness is not taught in schools, and even the most self-educated families and individuals are failing to set up for success.
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2015 NADD 32 Annual Conference & Exhibit Show
November 18-20, 2015
The Fairmont San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
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