Workshops: Developmental Disabilities

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An Introduction to Developmental Disabilities and Social Work Practice

ID: 3001

To better serve individuals with developmental disabilities in all settings, it is important for social workers and other social services professionals to have an understanding of the various developmental disabilities covered under the federal and state definitions. The focus of this workshop will be to provide participants with this basic knowledge along with the structure of the various service systems most utilized by individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages as they are supported in the community. The participants will be given the opportunity to discuss various approaches to supporting people throughout their life span.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Melissa Cheplic
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Disability Policy Issues

ID: 3002

This workshop will provide a historical perspective of disability policy in the United States, and will examine how public policy at the State and National level influences services and outcomes for people with disabilities and their families. Examples of legislation that will be examined are the Developmental Disabilities Act as well as the role of Medicaid in shaping long- term care for people whose disabilities persist throughout the life span. Participants will have the opportunity to examine the future trends and directions in disability policy. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

Instructor: Deborah Spitalnik, PhD
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Intervention Planning in K-12 Settings for Students Engaging in Repeated Behavior Problems

ID: 5300

The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with tools and resources for understanding why behavior patterns form and how to select and plan for interventions. Workshop content will focus on three topics: (1) assessing behavior patterns; (2) developing a competing pathway for intervention planning; and (3) intervention implementation and progress monitoring. Participants will apply the information through various activities and use of a case study. Participants will have electronic access to all tools and resources for use in their district.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

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Instructor: Sharon Lohrmann
Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
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Legal and Ethical Issues in Developmental Disabilities

ID: 3003

This workshop will focus on the major ethical issues and legal concerns practitioners confront in working with people with developmental disabilities and their families. Participants will be asked to discuss strategies for resolving the seemingly irresolvable dilemmas that are part of issues related to competency and decision making; the role of families and guardians; the right to services and treatment; and the equities and inequities of the service delivery system. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

Instructor: Joseph Young
Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Practical Social Skills Workshop for Children and Students with Developmental Disabilities

ID: 3267

This workshop will focus on the practical skills needed to help children and adolescents with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders. The goal in this workshop is to teach about practical socialization skills in individual and group settings to do such things as: build friendships, transfer acquaintances to friendship relationships, avoiding behaviors that may serve to distance possible relationships as well as appropriate skills necessary for the real world. In additions, we will discuss what works in applications from instruction with social skills and what may not create difficulty from instruction to "real world" application.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

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Instructor: Brett Novick, MS, LMFT, CSSW, MA
Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St, 3rd floor - CLASSROOM A
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Instructor: Brett Novick, MS, LMFT, CSSW, MA
Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Supporting Families through Change

ID: 3026

The arrival of a child with a developmental disability has life-long implications for his or her family. This workshop will examine crisis points for the family from birth through adulthood of a family member with a developmental disability. Discussion will include initial diagnosis, entrance into education and adult services, and how these stages impact the family system. Effective ways to support families as they go through these stages will also be examined.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Sue Henshaw
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Supporting Youth with Disabilities in the Transition to Adult Life

ID: 3027

Adopting the roles of adults, such as worker, post-secondary student, or family member, can be difficult and intimidating for any young person. When the young person has a disability, the challenges are multiplied. In this workshop, the roles of adult life will be explored, and why it may be hard for a young person with a disability to fill those roles. Topics to be discussed include transition planning, roles for various support people, instruction in community living, preparation for higher education, and support to enter the workforce.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Margaret Gilbride, JD, CT
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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Understanding and Managing Problem Behaviors

ID: 3028

Problem behaviors present a significant barrier to community life and success for many people with developmental disabilities. This workshop will review approaches to investigating the reasons for the existence of problem behaviors and strategies for the management of problem behaviors. Mental health considerations, person-centered approaches, including positive behavior supports, and behavior analytic perspectives to assessing and treating problem behavior will be discussed.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Philip Smith, PhD
Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
335 George Street, 3rd Fl. , New Brunswick, NJ

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