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Module 2: Understanding Behavioral Health Conditions and Therapeutic Modifications for Individuals with IDD

In-Person & Online
1 CE Hour
Clinical

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Description

This presentation will focus on understanding the prevalence of behavioral health conditions for people with IDD. It will cover the following: a) observing and identifying symptoms for the main categories of behavioral health conditions, b) understanding the interaction between medical and behavioral health symptoms, c) communication between unlicensed and licensed clinicians in the course of assessment and treatment, and d) therapy and skill building modifications to consider.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to prepare clinicians to recognize signs and symptoms of behavioral health conditions, collaborate and communicate more effectively across clinicians and implement modifications to successfully engage individuals with IDD in therapy and skill building activities.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify similarities and differences in presentation of symptoms in the 4 main behavioral health categories (anxiety, depression, mania and psychosis).

  • Identify at least 2 considerations related to interactions with medical comorbidities.

  • Identify at least 2 appropriate modifications for therapy and skill building interactions.

CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Training Begins
  • Training Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by Humana Healthy Horizons in Louisiana, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan- Louisiana and Aetna Better Health of Louisiana. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Brandi Kelly, PhD

Dr. Kelly received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from LSU in 1998 and post-doctoral master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacology from Alliant University in 2002. She has worked extensively providing person-centered and wellness focused support planning and behavioral health services to individuals with developmental disabilities and has published research on assessment/treatment of behavioral health concerns of individuals with developmental disabilities. She received the Bernard R. Wagner Leadership in Developmental Disabilities award, Special Recognition for Enhancing the Wellness of Individuals with IDD from the Arc of Louisiana, and currently sits on the National Association for Dual Diagnosis Continuing Education/Conference Committee.

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