NADD WEBINAR SERIESFALL2014NADD is proud to offer its Fall 2014 Webinar Series. From the convenience of your own officeor conference room, you and your colleagues can participate in a great educational resourcewithout having to make travel plans or leave your office.How It Works Participants can listen to the presentation via a conference call portal and watchthe PowerPoint presentation from a computer online. Participants have the opportunity to submitQ &A during the presentation. Each registrant, who is the key contact person, will receive ane-mail confirmation to access all of the registered session(s) and an 800 number to accessthe Webinar. This person’s name will be given to the operator, and this person must be theone who calls in to participate on the Webinar. It is not necessary to download the handouts,as they are displayed on your computer screen as part of the webinar. For those people who find ituseful to have the handouts in advance, handouts are available online three (3) days prior to eachwebinar. Each session will last 60-minutes. The sessions feature individuals from a variety ofareas in the field of mental health and intellectual disabilities. Note: Webinars are limited toparticipants in US and Canada.Presentation Levels Beginner – Individual with limited or no prior experience on the subject matter. Intermediate – Some experience in subject matter. Advanced – Experienced and versed in subject matter.Webinar Schedule3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Mountain, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PacificFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014The Opportunity Approach & RoutineLevel: AllAmara M. Kamara, MA, MS, Author, Bronx, NYDemystifying the role of routines in the lives of individuals receiving habilitation and residentialservices; mangers and DSP’s both old and new will learn to understand routine, investigate it, andfind teachable moments using the Opportunity Approach, all from a new book—Direct Supportfrom a Manager’s Viewpoint.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014How Nervous System Regulation Affects Moods and Behaviors: A Neurobiological PerspectiveLevel: AllLisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, Play Therapy Institute of Colorado, Boulder, COThis talk is designed to introduce professionals to pertinent information and research on the brainand nervous system regulation and ultimately its impact on an individual’s moods and behaviors.Professionals will walk away from this talk with a fresh perspective on why their clients are feelingand acting the way that they are. Professionals should be prepared to have many “A-ha”moments if they attend this cutting edge talk.TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014Supported Sobriety: Program for LivingLevel: Intermediate - AdvancedHannah Jurewicz, Dungarvin, Wethersfield, CTThis presentation identifies relevant characteristics of recovery from addiction to provideopportunities for recovery for those with intellectual disabilities, mental health disorders, andaddiction. Philosophy of and specific approaches to this first of its kind, recovery-oriented, harmreduction, continuous residential support program are presented. Specific training is reviewed.Early outcomes and challenges are shared. Recommendations for future programs, communityeducation, and research are discussed.TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014Developing the Skills to Join in Community ActivitiesLevel: AllDeirdre Hickey Sturm, Clinical Director, Special Kids Crusade, Monterey, CAWe often ask ourselves how can I support my client or child to learn the skills necessary to join incommunity activities. In this webinar, we answer those questions and guide you as you learn howto develop the skills to join in groups, engage in group activities, and collaborate with others.Using the ISK Joining Curriculum participants will identify target behavioral supports that supporttheir clients in learning the skills to join community activities.THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014Trauma and Neural Integration: Everyday StrategiesLevel: AdvancedLara Palay, MSW, LISW-S, Center for Systems Change, Columbus, OHIndividuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities are at greater risk for chronic and acutetraumatic stress. This presentation will discuss the effects of trauma on the brain and emergingtheories of neural integration. We will explore how clinical and milieu interventions can facilitateintegration as a critical adjunct to behavioral approaches.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014Back to the Future: Planning Options for Individuals with Disabilities Into AdulthoodLevel: AllSusan J. Moreno, MA, ABSCEO, MAAP Services for Autism, District 1 Ally, Autism Society of Indiana, Crown Point, INMany families of individuals with developmental disabilities spend the early years of theiroffspring's childhood working on school related issues. These families are faced with planningtransition into adulthood far after the recommended times for such activities. This presentationpresents a proposal on how to plan for a successful transition.TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014Research Made EasyLevel: AllPatricia Oliver, PhD, DMS, Worldly-Wise Consultancy LLC, Manistee, MIA short and precise webinar presentation for multi-disciplinary professionals in the field ofdevelopmental disability who are not research oriented. This webinar simplifies the researchprocess and explains the various types of research methodology. This webinar should help multidisciplinary professionals with little or no prior knowledge of the research process betterunderstand what research entails.THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014Quality Training Leads to Quality OutcomesLevel: AllSusan O’Nell, Research and Training Center on Community Living (NIDRR), Minneapolis, MNHigh quality training can lead to better outcomes for people supported. This webinar will reviewwhat training can and can’t do; review how to assess if training is your best answer to your need;share outcomes of a training study that leads to quality outcomes; and share information aboutcustomizing training around the NADD DSP certificate program.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014Understanding Behaviors Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)Level: BeginnerStephanie Young, LMFT, Stephanie Young Consultants, San Diego, CAThis training will include topics about Traumatic Brain Injury, including the physical, cognitive,and psychosocially effects. We will review the behavioral problems that develop internally andexternally as well as what type of prevention strategies can be put into place. The effect of denialthat maybe present will. This course is designed to train parents, group home staff, and DirectSupport Professionals in basic intervention and prevention techniques. We will review successfulstrategies to be proactive, reactive, and systemic. The instructor will assist the audience withvignettes and discussion concerning real life situations.FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014The Role of the BehavioristLevel: BeginnerKimberly Smith, LMFT, Stephanie Young Consultants, San Diego, CAThis hour training will help administrators understand the role of a behavior specialist, learn waysto best use the services of your behaviorist and maximizing the relationship between theadministrator and the behaviorist. This course is designed to train parents, group home staff andDirect Support Professionals in basic intervention and prevention techniques. We will reviewsuccessful strategies to be proactive, reactive and systemic. Throughout the course, theinstructors will assist the audience with crisis vignettes and discussion concerning real life crisissituations.TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2014Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual DisabilitiesLevel: IntermediatePeter Sturmey, PhD, Professor of Psychology, The Graduate Center and Queens College, CityUniversity of New York, Flushing, NYEvidence-based practice influences mental health research and practice throughout the world,but its impact on intellectual disabilities has been modest. This webinar will present: (a) therationale for evidence-based practice; (b) the methods of systematic reviews and meta-analysis;(c) a brief summary of approximately 300 meta-analyses; and (d) illustrate the application to skillstraining, anxiety, and depression.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, “The Invisible Disability”Level: Intermediate, AdvancedRobin Van Eerden, MS, NCC, LPC, NADD-CC, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, PAFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term describing the range of effects thatcan occur in people who were exposed to alcohol in-utero. These effects may include physical,mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications. Each year, asmany as 40,000 babies are born with FASD. Only 1% of adults with FASD may exhibit the physicalfeatures of this “invisible” disability; however, their behavioral and cognitive issues can presentspecific challenges. In particular, executive functioning (reasoning and problem solving) isaffected. Memory problems, anticipation of consequences and impulsivity are also prevalent. Inaddition, sensory systems may be compromised resulting in the inability to modulate andregulate reactions to the environment. Much research continues to find out more about theeffects of alcohol on central nervous system development.THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Individuals with Intellectual DisabilityLevel: AllBronwyn Robertson, LPC, Regional Children’s ID/DD Crisis Project, Western TidewaterCommunity Services Board, Suffolk, VACognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is among the most evidence-based, effective approaches topsychotherapy. Traditional CBT, however, is not well adapted for individuals with intellectualdisability. This presentation will explore how CBT can be effectively modified for individuals withintellectual disability using a mindfulness-based, experiential approach.WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014Forensic Issues with Clients with a Dual DiagnosisLevel: AllJames Holden, PhD, Diplomat American College of Forensic Examiners, Lakeport, CAThis webinar provides a broad overview of civil and criminal forensic issues encounter by peoplewith IDD/MI, including competency, conservatorships, involuntary hospitalition, substitutedconsent, power of attorney, and civil/ human rights. The material is presented at the introductorylevel, and includes a powerpoint handout of a sample “Forensic Toolkit .”

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014Rights of Persons with Intellectual DisabilitiesLevel: IntermediateGwendolyn Barnhart, MS, Walden University, Minneapolis, MNRights outlined in the Lanterman Act will be addressed as they pertain to the way Direct SupportProfessionals provide services to persons with intellectual disabilities. Also discussed will bestrategies of how to provide services for the benefit of the consumer while still providing choices.

***SAVE THE DATES***2014 NADD 31st Annual Conference &Exhibit ShowNovember 12-14, 2014Hilton Palacio Del RioSan Antonio, TXUpdates regarding these conferences can be found on theNADD website

WEBINAR REGISTRATION FORM3 Easy Ways to Register: 1) On-line at 2) *Mail 3) Fax (845) 331-4569. All faxed formsmust have credit card information in order to be processed. The cut-off for receipt of all registration formsis five (5) business days prior to the Webinar. Registrations received after this point will not beprocessed. Reservation confirmations come by e-mail. *NADD 132 Fair St. Kingston, NY 12401First Name: Last Name:Credentials:Organization:Address:City: State: Zip:Phone: Fax: E-mail:Professional Discipline:Fall 2014 Webinar Options: (Select Webinar choice(s) for your registration form to be processed.)09/26 Opportunity Approach & Routine09/29 Nervous System Regulation09/30 Supported Sobriety: Program for Living10/07 Skills to Join in Community Activities10/09 Trauma and Neural Integration10/14 Planning Options - Adulthood10/21 Research Made Easy10/23 Quality Training Leads to Quality Outcomes10/29 Behaviors with Traumatic Brain Injury11/21 The Role of the Behaviorist11/25 Evidence-Based Practice12/02 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders12/04 Mindfulness-based CBT12/10 Forensic Issues with Dually Diagnosed Clients12/17 Rights of Persons with IDPlease check one (1) of the following registration options for Member or Non-Members, enter quantity and total:Each SessionNADD Member #Non-Member 78 per session 98 per sessionQty. TotalQty. TotalJOIN NADD NOW & REGISTER AT MEMBER RATE - through December 31, 2015 99.00 for New Individual Memberships (New members only) 135.00 Individual Renewal Membership 65.00 for DSP, Students, and Family Members, Retiree 650.00/ 900.00 *Organizational Membership ( 650 3 million budget, 900 3 million budget)Membership: TotalPayment Method:CHECKCredit Card[discover]Credit Card[VISA]GRANDTOTALCreditCard [MASTERCARD]Credit Card No. ExpirationSignature

Cancellations: All cancellations must be made in writing to the NADD office no later thanone (1) week prior to the scheduled webinar in order to refund your registration minus a 15administrative fee for each webinar cancellation. Registrants who do not cancel by thecancellation cut-off date and are not on the webinar are liable for the total registration fee.NADD, a not-for-profit member association, is the leading expert in providingprofessionals, educators, policy makers, and families with education, training,and information on mental health issues relating to persons with andintellectual disabilities.N A D D p r o v i d e s i t s m e m b e r s w i t h t h e q u i c k e s t a c c e s s t o t h e wo r l d ’ s l e a d i n ge xp e r t s a n d t h e m o s t c o m p l e t e l i b r a r y o f r e s e a r c h , e d u c a t i o n a l , a n d r e f e r e n c ematerial, as wells as training.NADD Membership Benefits· NADD Bulletin· Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities· NADD Conference, Training and Educational Product Discounts· Online Member Directory· New! Quarterly Free Pre-Recorded TrainingsMission Statement:TO ADVANCE MENTAL WELLNESS FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITESTHROUGH THE PROMOTION OF EXCELLENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE.Visit the NADD website at / Fax: (845) 331-4569 / E-mail: [email protected] Webinar SeriesS e p t e m b e r-D e c e m b e r2 0 1 4

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