Mental Health Aspects of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Professional Development Series

Course for Mobile Crisis Responders

The next course begins on May 11, 2021

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Registration is open for the next virtual training course on mental health aspects of intellectual and developmental disabilities (MHIDD) for mobile crisis responders. The course consists of 6 webinar sessions (75 minutes each) that teach best practices in crisis assessment, response, and disposition recommendations. It is highly recommended for the following providers:

  • Mobile Crisis Responders, Clinicians & Supervisors
  • Mental Health and/or IDD Case Managers /Service Coordinators
  • Emergency Services Clinicians

Participants who attend all 6 sessions of this course will receive a Center for START Services Certificate of Completion for MHIDD Mobile Crisis Response Training and 0.75 CEUs from the University of New Hampshire (CEUs are available for individual sessions).

Registration fee is $149 per person. The MHIDD Crisis Response course is offered multiple times annually - the next course begins in May 2021.

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May Course Registration


May 2021 Course Dates

  • May 11, 2021

  • May 18, 2021

  • May 25, 2021

  • June 1, 2021

  • June 8, 2021

  • June 15, 2021


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 presentation and conceptualization

  • Apply skills and approaches learned within sessions to crisis assessments of individuals with MH/IDD

  • Integrate information learned into disposition recommendations


  • 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