Description: Providers serving dually diagnosed members or who would like to serve dually diagnosed individuals (children and adults) with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), including autism, mental health disorders, and those
Providers serving dually diagnosed members or who would like to serve dually diagnosed individuals (children and adults) with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), including autism, mental health disorders, and those who are at risk of not being able to return to or maintain placement within their communities, are invited to join us and the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) for a new monthly provider forum on the Children with Complex Needs/Dual Diagnosis.
When: Second Friday of each month from September 10 through May 13, 2022, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
List of Dates and Topics:
September 10, 2021: MH Approaches to IDD, Module 1 – What is Dual Diagnosis
October 8, 2021: Module 2 – Understanding Assessment Practices in Dual Dx.
November 12, 2021: Module 3 – Mental Health Evaluations
December 10, 2021: Module 4 – Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness
January 14, 2022: Module 5 – DM-ID to DM-ID 2
February 11, 2022: Module 6 – Support Strategies
March 11, 2022: Module 8 – Childhood and Adolescence
April 8, 2022: Module 9 – Aging
May 13, 2022: Conduct disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, and impulse control disorder in members with ID, developmental disorders
Areas of Monthly Business will focus on:
- NADD membership, certifications, reimbursed preparation study time for provider staff
- Workforce Development Activities and Staff Competencies
- NADD and NC START Training opportunities /Learning Collaboratives
- Quarterly State Reporting Requirements/Updates
- Contract Requirements and Monitoring, Value-Based Contracts
- Member Data, Metrics and Outcomes (POMs, NCI) being established/standardized
- Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Activities (Quality of Care, Quality of Life)
- Family Impact, Health Disparities, Transitions Across the Lifespan
- EPSDT options (supported by research)
- Best Practices (supported by research)
- Barriers to accessing services/Service gaps
- Assessment/Evaluation – “knowing what we are treating, to treat appropriately”
- Advocacy – Member/Family/Stakeholder Education
- Communication, Assistive Technology
- Conflict Resolution
- Networking, Brainstorming
The sessions will include two hours of National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) continuing education credits for participants who join live with video and audio. Partners has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP no. 6932. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Partners is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
If you need special accommodations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Available online.
(Friday) 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST