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Learn Now: Training Modules

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We are committed to promoting access to quality mental health care for individuals with developmental disabilities. This is available through accessible training content that centers around the needs and voices of individuals with disabilities. The training modules below are stacked to build each lesson on another.  You can do them in any order you prefer if you are only looking for specific information.

Our Training

Providers & Clinicians

Learn more about working with people with disabilities in order to reduce treatment barriers and increase accessibility for all.

Individuals, Families & Direct Supports

Learn more about the basics of mental health conditions in the following modules.

Partner Training

These training modules are offered through our various partners. Each training has been vetted to ensure it meets the mission and values of the MHDD National Training Center.

The Vital Role of Specialized Approaches: Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Mental Health System is training material used to describe the co-occurrence of mental health and developmental disabilities, current trends, resources, policy recommendations, and much more.

The goal of this course is to raise awareness about the issues surrounding dual diagnosis, to present some typical and atypical signs of mental illnesses that may arise in this population, and to highlight how your interactions with individuals—whatever your role may be—can contribute to better supports for individuals

A powerpoint presentation of information about adults with depression and disabilities including guiding principles for practitioners.

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