This 3-part eLearning series was developed to expand the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals (HCM) – including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other providers - delivering care for individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions. More specifically, this series discusses evidence-based and effective techniques that can be used to improve the delivery of health care to these individuals, maximize outcomes, and enhance quality of life.
This training contains 3 modules and is estimated to take 1 to 1½ hours to complete. Each module is 20-30 minutes in length. You may pause at any time within a module and return to it later, or you may complete it in one sitting.
The course designed for Health Professionals consists of the following three modules:
1. Integrated Healthcare for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
2. Communicating with people with IDD
3. Trauma-Informed Care for Clinical Providers
This course provides 2 hours of Continuing Education Credits for the following licenses: Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Psychological Associate, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist and Chemical Dependency Counselor. Upon successful completion of this online course, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.