Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Professional Development Series

Course for Direct Support Professionals

The Center for START Services’ Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (MHIDD) Professional Development Series is designed to build expertise in professionals through instruction on evidence-based and best practices. These courses are targeted to specific roles within human service delivery to enhance the ability to provide effective services for people with IDD and mental health needs.

The course consists of 6 weekly, webinar-style sessions via Zoom (105 minutes each) where the course facilitator will demonstrate how the information reviewed during sessions can be applied in the day-to-day support of people with IDD-MH. Each session will host 75-minutes of instruction and a 30-minute office hour session will follow for more in depth discussion with questions and answers.

This course takes place weekly via Zoom starting on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 from 12:30pm - 2:15pm EST and ends on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

Who should participate?

  • Direct Support Professionals (both MH and IDD)
  • Functional Support Specialists (both MH and IDD)
  • Residential/AFL/home care providers & staff
  • Day habilitation & residential supervisors

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Date & Time

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:15pm

Registration Fee

Registration is $149 per person and participants can receive University of New Hampshire Continuing Education Units and a Certificate of Completion for MHIDD Training for Direct Support Professionals.

Location

Online

Event Contact

If you have any questions, please email training.css.iod@unh.edu.