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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.

This course will guide you in an investigation of the phases of a crisis process. You will explore crisis prevention by identifying situations in the environment that can evolve into a crisis and the strategies which might be employed in these situations to prevent or lessen the impact of a crisis. You will also investigate post-event teaching strategies that may be employed to support people after a crisis as well as help to prevent future crises. This course is written for direct support professionals and frontline supervisors who support people with disabilities.

Basic training for primary care providers to prevent and manage behaviors related to mental health symptoms.

This guide provides a foundation for integrating disability content into social work education.

“From the DSM-5 to the DM-ID-2” webinar is about the connection between the DSM-5 and the DM-ID-2, as well as other diagnostic concerns for working with people with intellectual disabilities.

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