NADD Webinar Series FALL 2013
NADD is proud to offer its… FALL 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
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Arizona’s Collaborative Medicaid Model for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Robert Klaehn, MD, Medical Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Phoenix, AZ; Mary Beardsley-King, MS, Senior Interagency/DD Liaison, Magellan Health Services of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
Arizona’s Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) operates its own Medicaid “carve-out model” for medical and behavioral services for its members. Magellan of Arizona provides behavioral health services for persons with Medicaid in Maricopa County. This webinar describes the collaborative relationship between the Division and Magellan to care for dually diagnosed individuals. Ms. Beardsley and Dr. Klaehn and Mary Beardsley will share multiple examples of their collaborative work.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Working with Individuals with Forensic Involvement: Causes and Effects
Karyn Harvey, PhD, The ARC of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
There are many reasons behind legal charges that individuals with intellectual disabilities may incur. This talk will explore those reasons and discuss many root causes including: the effects of early trauma, the psychology of exclusion, and the lack of appropriate services. This is for both professionals and paraprofessionals.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
What is an Agency Management Platform- CANCELLED SESSION
Brian White, Senior National Accounts Representative, MediSke LLC, Rochester, NY
There are so many software products targeted to specific purposes in this industry (such as case notes, billing, and demographic tracking), it’s hard to understand and keep track of what they all actually do. The MediSked Connect platform is defined as an Agency Management Platform (AMP) and is the first and only platform to currently have that designation. The services that you are providing now can be centralized and managed through it. By consolidating this information, you will be reducing duplicate keypunching, human errors, and bad data. Connecting data and systems in a real-time platform will lead to reduced costs, easier maintenance, and safeguards, as well as turn your agency into an industry leader integrating best practices and the latest technologies.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
The Three A’s of a Successful Agency: Accountability, Accessibility, and Affordability
David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology, New York, NY
A funder’s evaluation depends on how well these three words apply to your agency. This session offers specific strategies for using metrics to help agencies operate more efficiently and economically while improving their quality of care. The presenter will share perspectives from legislators, direct care providers, and administrators.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
Understanding the Forensic Process for Individuals with IDD or Comorbid IDD and Mental Health Disorders
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Dr. Sharon Coleman, Associate Deputy Director for Forensic Services, MHJJ Program Director, IDHS/Division of Mental Health, Chicago, IL
This presentation will focus on describing how justice-involved youth and adults in the State of Illinois with IDD or comorbid IDD and Mental Health Disorders become involved in and navigate the forensic process. Participants will gain perspective on both the nature of the forensic treatment as well as the challenges for consumers.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013
Treating Fears and Phobias in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Karen Levine, PhD, Psychologist, Developmental Specialist Helping Children with Challenges, Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Lexington, MA
Anxiety is a very common and often debilitating problem for people with Developmental Disabilities. Often intense emotional and behavioral responses to phobia triggers are treatable through stepwise gradual exposure to the components of what is fearful, combined with strategies to decrease fear. In this workshop an overview of a stepwise approach to treating common phobias is presented. Unlike many phobia treatments, the approach presented is generally pleasant for all involved.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013
Successful Interventions Unique to the Individual Diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Larry Lipsitz, MEd, Intensive Positive Training, LLC, Waynesboro, PA
Theories about autism are important to understand… but what should be done with the hitting, eloping, repetitive behavior, etc. that is happening now? This webinar focuses on actions that can be taken immediately to change the tendency to run into dangerous situations without regard through the use of repetition and scripting.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
START (Systemic, Therapeutic, Resources, Assessment and Treatment) Crisis Prevention and Intervention Services
Joan B. Beasley, PhD, Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability, Concord, NH
START: A systems linkage approach provided in a number of locations throughout the U.S will be presented. START was founded in 1989 and has been used as a model for the provision of crisis prevention and intervention services in many venues in the U.S. The goal is to promote effective services in the context of the existing service system. We focus on filling in gaps in the system and improving the competence and capacity of all. Review of the model and case examples will be presented.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Go for the Gold
Howard E. Zlamal, MEd, Self Advocate / Self Employed, Tucson, AZ
Many people with autism spectrum disorders have many abilities but often lack the ability to succeed and get what they need in life. Helpful hints are included in this presentation to help with this, for self-advocates as well as caregivers and other professionals.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
Adapting the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Shaquinta Richardson, University of Georgia, Human Development and Family Science Department, Athens, GA
The purpose of this training is to provide therapists with tools and additional competency to work with clients who have intellectual disabilities and comorbid mental health diagnoses. The webinar will provide adaptations of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model for practical use with this population.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
Systems Change and Clinical Change: The Ohio Model
Michael Schroeder, Clinical Safety Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Columbus, OH
Ohio has 12 years’ experience in working toward equitable, quality services for individuals with MI/DD. This presentation will talk about the essential elements in Ohio’s work and about the ways in which the project has evolved over time. It will look at both systems changes and clinical quality enhancement.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – Understanding the Treatment Challenges of Children with FASD and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders
Eileen Elias, MEd, Disability Services Director, JBS International, North Bethesda, MD; Douglas Waite, MD, Medical Director, Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Approximately 1 baby in 100 in the U.S. is born with neurodevelopmental disorders from prenatal alcohol exposure grouped together as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) – the most common preventable birth defect. FASD predisposes children to co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The webinar discusses the importance of prevention, awareness, treatment, research, and policy.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
The NADD Accreditation / Certification Programs: Standards for Quality Services
Robert J. Fletcher, DSW, ACSW, NADD-CC, NADD Chief Executive Officer, Kingston, NY
This session will describe the four pillars of the NADD standards that are designed to “raise the bar” in supports and services. The NADD Accreditation Program is designed for organizations that provide services for people with a dual diagnosis. The competency-based staff programs including Clinical, DSP, and Specialist Programs will be described. The purpose and value of these programs will be highlighted.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
Transition: Navigating the Road from School to Meaningful Adult Life Activities
Lauri Palmer, LMSW, School Social Worker, Burger School for Students with Autism, Garden City, MI
Preparing for life after school ends is a process involving thoughtful planning and preparation. This webinar will present important factors to consider including: developing a working team; connecting with community resources; identifying goals based on strengths; exploring work or continuing education options; and developing a supportive social network.
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Alyse Kerr, MS, NCC, LPC, NADD-CC
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