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Intellectual Developmental Disability (IDD) / Mental Health (MH) Clinical Core Competency Training

Course
Virtual
10 CE Hours
Clinical
Free

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Description

This two-day training is intended to enrich the clinical and service capacity of behavioral health providers in the treatment of persons with IDD/MH dual diagnosis. An IDD/MH dual diagnosis refers to individuals with an intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) who concurrently experience a mental health condition.This training will provide a foundational overview of IDD/MH dual diagnosis, including recognized clinical best practice information. Individual sections and learning objectives will be included for each of NADD’s Dual Diagnosis Clinical Competencies: Positive Behavior Support & Effective Environments; Psychotherapy & Other Therapeutic Interventions; Psychopharmacology; Assessment of Medical Issues; and Clinical Assessment. The trainers will also provide a roadmap to NADD Dual Diagnosis Clinical Certification Credentialing.

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

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge of IDD/MI Dual Diagnosis and provide clinicians with the tools needed to best support the individual person’s needs.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Perform a comprehensive functional behavioral assessment.

  • Recognize five challenges of making an accurate assessment in individuals with co-occurring intellectual disability and mental illness.

  • Identify three different tools/instruments/strategies for making an accurate assessment in individuals with co-occurring intellectual disability and mental illness.

  • Complete a psychotherapy assessment and develop a plan for psychotherapeutic intervention.

  • Identify three critical elements to consider when contemplating the use of psychopharmacological intervention.

  • Discuss four common causes of cognitive/behavioral Intensification/emergence of symptoms like those seen in primary mental health disorders.

Introductory
Clinical
Counselors

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.

Addiction Counselors

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.

Psychologists

Pending approval.

Social Workers

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 10 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.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

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.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by Louisiana Department of Health Office of Behavioral Health. 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.
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
Uzama Price, Ed.D., NADD-DDS, BCBA

Dr. Uzama Price is a board-certified behavior analyst and a scholar-practitioner. She has over 17 years of experience working in the behavioral health field, serving children and adults diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental illness in North Carolina. Originally from Jamaica, she has lived in the United States for over 30 years. Her educational background includes a doctorate in education and post-doctoral work in psychology (applied analysis). More recently, she started yet another journey in clinical mental health counseling at Liberty University. Uzama spent three years as a research associate on the Developing Gratitude Study at the University of North Carolina- Greensboro. She develops training content to support workforce development efforts in Canada, Jamaica, North Carolina, and the United States. Sexual health promotion supported decision making, cultural awareness, criminal justice & intellectual disability, trauma, and intellectual disability. These are some of the trainings she has developed to support direct support professionals. In December 2021, she won the NADD Member of the Year Award. In May 2023, she won the Center for START Services Partner of the Year Award at their National Training Institute in Austin, Texas. She is the co-chair of the specialist committee for the NADD and an advisory council member for Elevatus Training, the premier provider of educational content to support sexuality education for the IDD population. She is an advocate for children and their families. She and co-author Dr. Dan Baker published The Good Stuff- Practical Positive Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities & Co-occurring Mental Illness in 2023.

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