2020-2021 National Online Training Series

September 18
START Therapeutic Coaching Strategies for Supporting Individuals with IDD and Suicidal Ideation
NC Central START team members Maggie Robbins, MA, LCAT, RDT, Clinical Director, Meredith Dangel, MA, CRC, Intern & Remy Jodrey, MS, LCMHCA, Therapeutic Coaching Team Leader

October 16
Skills System: Strategies for Self- and Co-Regulation
Julie Brown, Ph.D., President of the Skills System, LLC

Live Q&A at 1:00pm eastern 

November 20
Collaborative Research in IDD and MH with a PCORI Project Update: Reconciling the Past and Changing the Future
Jessica Kramer, Destiny Watkins, and Micah Peace (Part 1), and Jessica Kramer, Destiny Watkins, Micah Peace, Dr. Joan Beasley, Tawara Goode, Beth Grosso, and Fiorella Calle Guerrero (Part 2)

Live Q&A at 1:00pm eastern 

January 15
Sexuality & IDD-MH
Dave Hingsburger, M.Ed., Director of Clinical and Educational Supports for Vita Community Living Services

Live Q&A at 2:00pm eastern on February 26, 2021 

February 19
Lost in Translation: Lessons about moving research in developmental disabilities into practice and policy
Yona Lunsky, PhD, Director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto

Live Q&A at 1:00pm eastern 

March 19
“Something’s Different” –Concepts of Change in Adults with I/DD
Julie A Moran, DO, Geriatrician/Internist, Clinical lecturer of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Live Q&A at 1:00pm eastern 

April 16
Aligning our Practices with our Beliefs: (Re) Engaging with Families in the Context of Trauma
Kelly Smith, LCSW


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