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IDD and Substance Use Disorder

Online
3 CE Hours
Clinical
Free

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  • Live Webinar
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Description

This training is intended to provide an overview of Substance Use Disorder in people with Intellectual Disabilities. The trainer will identify biological, psychological, social, and family vulnerabilities for those with intellectual disabilities. The trainer will provide details related to polypharmacy, including identification and prevention.

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

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase understanding of Substance Use Disorder in those with intellectual disabilities, and their specific vulnerabilities.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the DSM-5’s significance in providing operational definitions of how IDD, MI, and substance abuse may occur at the same time.

  • Discuss the relationship between Polypharmacy and Polysubstance Abuse

  • Identify at least five signs of Polypharmacy

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.

Pending approval.

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 3 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.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • -
    Break
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
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.
Melissa Cheplic, MPH, NADD-DDS

Melissa is a Senior Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers Medical School – New Jersey’s University Center for Excellence in Development Disabilities. Melissa develops and delivers training and technical assistance to community provider and state agencies, building workforce capacity in behavior and mental health, and identifying strategies to coordinate behavioral health interventions with clinical supports. Melissa holds a master’s degree from the Rutgers School of Public Health.

A NADD certified clinician, she has developed nationally recognized curricula and presented at numerous conferences on Positive Behavior Support, mental health, crisis prevention, emergency preparedness and accessibility, and workforce development. She coauthored the training manual, “Mental Health Approaches to Intellectual/Developmental Disability” and is featured in “The Good Stuff: Practical Positive Supports for People with IDD and Mental Illness.” Melissa is earning a DrPH at Rutgers school of public health, concentrating on Leadership, Practice, and Research.

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