Mental Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities: Education for Disability Providers
Mental Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities: Education for Disability Providers and Mental Health Providers is a knowledge-sharing, virtual learning community of practice designed to provide free professional development and continued education for disability service and mental health providers. Information presented is intended to increase disability service and mental health provider knowledge of mental health and intellectual/developmental disability definitions and prevalence, improve service provision and coordination, documentation of mental health concerns in disability services, and lived experiences of individuals with mental health concerns and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Disability and mental health professionals who may benefit from participation in this ECHO include mental health providers, support coordinators, direct support professionals, and other disability service provider administrators and staff.
|Session Date||Expert Presenter||Topic|
|May 15, 2023||Rachel Byers, MPH, CHES, and Jamie Wuthrich, LCSW||Dual Diagnosis: History, Terms, and Definitions and Implications for Disability Service Providers|
|June 12, 2023||Rachel Byers, MPH, CHES||Mental Health Literacy for Direct Support Professionals|
|July 10, 2023||Ty Aller, PhD, LMFT||Behavior as Communication within the Context of Mental Health Concerns|
|August 14, 2023||TBA||Documentation, Referral, and Reporting of Mental Health Concerns/Incidents for Disability Service Providers|
|September 11, 2023||TBA||Disability and Mental Health Services: Dispelling Myths|
|October 9, 2023||TBA||Evidence-Based Approaches to Providing Mental Health Services for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Part 1|
|January 8, 2024||TBA||Evidence-Based Approaches to Providing Mental Health Services for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Part 2|
|February 12, 2024||TBA||Becoming Familiar with Disability Services: Important Perspectives and Knowledge for Mental Health Providers|
|March 11, 2024||Rachel Byers, MPH, CHES||Learning from Individuals with Lived Experience|
|April 8, 2024||TBA||Service Coordination and Collaboration for Disability Service Providers and Mental Health Providers|