This 3-hour training will present best practices in mental health services and supports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities throughout the lifespan. The presentation will include the perspectives of people with lived experiences as well as practitioners. The START model will be presented to demonstrate the effective use of these practices in cross systems crisis prevention and intervention.
Session 1: 9:00 – 10:30 am. Topics include: lessons learned over the past 50 years, integrated health approach, humanistic engagement vs. behavior support, public health tertiary model, and positive psychology/positive medicine.
Session 2: 10:45 am – 12:15 pm. Topic: the START model. Seating is limited!
Audience: Supports Coordinators (SCs), Administrative Entities (AEs), Provider Staff