Integrated Mental Health Treatment Guidelines
for Prescribers in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 

The first edition of Integrated Mental Health Treatment Guidelines for Prescribers in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was made possible with funding from the WITH Foundation. Content developed as part of this project is provided at no-cost. Thank you to all of our project contributors, focus group respondents and participants.

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These guidelines were developed by the Center for START Services at the University of New Hampshire
Institute on Disabilities/UCED with funding from the WITH Foundation.
PI, Joan B. Beasley, PhD

© 2021 Center for START Services - University of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities/UCED


Senior Editors

Barnhill, L. Jarrett, MD, DFAPA, FAACAP, Professor and Founding Director, Program on Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine; Co-Editor, Diagnostic Manual- Intellectual Disability

Beasley, Joan B., PhD, Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire College of Health and Human Services, Institute on Disability/UCED, Director, Center for START Services, UNH IOD

Caoili, Andrea, LCSW, Director of Research & Quality Assurance, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

Hecker, Melanie, MPA, Self Advocate, Research and Training Assistant, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

Klick, Susan, Family Member

Contributing Editors

Charlot, Lauren, PhD, LICSW, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Brody School of Medicine, Eastern Carolina University; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UMass Medical School; Clinical Consultant, NY START Region 4 Triborough (YAI); Clinical Reviewer, US Department of Justice

Diane Jacobstein, PhD, Clinical Psychologist/ Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development-UCEDD

Rubin, I. Leslie, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Co-director, Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, Emory University School of Medicine

Contributing Authors

Baker, Daniel, PhD, NADD-CC, Jenson Internal Reviewer and Positive Support Compliance Specialist, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Baldor, Robert, MD, FAAFP, Professor of Family Medicine and Founding Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate; 

Benson, Alyce M., MSW, Project Facilitator, Center for START Services, Institute on Disability/UCED at the University of New Hampshire

Blanco, Roberto, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Co-Director, Program on Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine; Medical Director, NC START Central

Grosso, Elizabeth, MSW, Director of Training and Professional Development, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

Harvey, Karyn, PhD, Director of Training and Program Development, The Park Avenue Group, LLC

Hinton, Jill, PhD, Clinical Director, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

McLaren, Jennifer, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine; Co-Director, Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Clinic at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Medical Director, New Hampshire Bureau of Developmental Services, Chief Medical Advisor, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

Stratigos, Katharine, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry; Medical Director, NY START Region 4 Triborough

Tomasulo, Dan, PhD, MFA, MAPP, Academic Director, Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMB) MA Degree Program, Core Faculty Dept of Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University; Assistant Instructor, University of Pennsylvania Master of Applied Positive Psychology; Director, NYC Certification in Positive Psychology, Open Center

Weigle, Karen L., PhD, Associate Director, Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED

Yielding, Jeni, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Consultant