Course for Mobile Crisis Responders

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April 4, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:45pm
This live, 6-session course offers the expert training and support needed to develop expertise in providing effective crisis supports to people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental…

Course Overview

The course consists of 6 live, webinar-style sessions (75 minutes of instruction + 30 minutes of discussion/questions = 105 minutes total) that teach best practices in crisis assessment, response, and disposition recommendations. Additional resources and materials are provided to participants.

Registration is $149 per person and participants can receive University of New Hampshire Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and a Certificate of Completion for MHIDD Mobile Crisis Response Training.

Who should attend?

  • Mobile Crisis Responders, Clinicians & Supervisors
  • Mental Health and/or IDD Case Managers /Service Coordinators
  • Emergency Services Clinicians
  • Session 1 - Introduction to Training Course & IDD-MH
  • Session 2 - Presentation of Mental Health Diagnoses in People with IDD
  • Session 3 - Mental Health Assessment Considerations for People with IDD
  • Session 4 - Emergency Assessment
  • Session 5 - Recommendations/Disposition Planning
  • Session 6 - Tying It All Together

Course Learning Objectives

  • Identify how common mental health conditions may present in persons with IDD
  • Identify the most common mental health conditions within the IDD population
  • Clarify difference between a person’s presentation and their diagnostic understanding
  • Apply skills and approaches learned within sessions to crisis assessments of individuals with IDD-MH
  • Integrate information learned into disposition recommendations

Continuing Education:

In order to receive a NCSS Certificate of Completion for and 0.75 University of New Hampshire CEUs (7.5 contact hours) participants must:

  • Attend each Zoom Webinar session (If unable to attend a particular session, a recorded version will be available)
  • Read weekly case vignette prior to session and complete a case vignette worksheet
  • Complete a pre- and post-survey at the beginning and conclusion of the course as well as a short training evaluation following each session