Children's Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

ID: 3034WEB

This webinar will focus on a variety of related topics, including: differential diagnosis of disability and mental illness, adapting treatment supports to better serve those with developmental disabilities, and integrating behavior intervention strategies with mental health treatment. [Elective for Child/Adolescent Mental Health or Developmental Disabilities Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical


Instructor: Philip Smith, PhD
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Note factors that increase the risk factors that make mental illness more common for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities.
• Describe strategies to adapt assessment and treatment of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Summarize additional behavior intervention strategies for dually diagnosed youth (disability and mental illness), and how these may be integrated with clinical treatment.

Webinar Outline

10:00 am Welcome and Overview – Mental Illness and Disability

10:10 am Review available services: Disability, Clinical, and ABA

10:45 am Diagnostic challenges related to disability

11:00 am Case Illustration and Discussion

11:10 am Symptom presentation differences related to disability

11:25 am Adapting treatment for children with disabilities

12:15 am Case Illustration and Discussion

12:25 am Integrating Treatment, Disability Supports and ABA

12:40 am Case Illustration and Discussion

12:50 pm Conclusion/Q&A

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

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