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Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MHW-IDD)

This "Free Training" option is free and available to anyone. You will earn a certificate of completion after successfully passing each module, but no continuing education is offered.

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  • These modules were designed to be taken in this order to provide you with the best learning experience.
  • The entire course takes approximately 4 hours to complete. However, you can take 1 module or all 6.
  • At the end of each module you will receive a certificate as proof that you've completed that module.
  • Please make sure you either print your certificate immediately or save it to your computer as you will not be able to access it at a later date.
  • If you are required to take a specific module you must print a certificate as proof of completion.
  • The Trauma Informed Care module is required for new employees of ICFs/IID and SSLCs.
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This course consists of 6 modules:

  • Co-occurring Disorders: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness
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  • Trauma Informed Care for Individuals with IDD
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  • Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Support
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  • Overview of Genetic Syndromes Associated with IDD
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  • Overview of other Medical Diagnoses Associated with IDD
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  • Putting it all Together: Supports and Strategies for Direct Service Workers
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