Tag: Stakeholder

Mental Health Safety Planning

Mental Health Safety Planning

Mental Health Safety Planning Shelley R. Upton, PhD Content Warning: This blog contains potentially disturbing and triggering content. Before continuing, please be aware that the author writes about suicide and self-harm. As a mental health professional, keeping my clients safe is my highest priority. How can you help your loved ones and your clients stay […]

Factores que afectan el cuidado auditivo de las familias hispanas/latinx (Factors Affecting the Hearing Care of Hispanic/Latinx Families)

Factores que afectan el cuidado auditivo de las familias hispanas / latinx Resumen en lenguaje sencillo: Factores que afectan el cuidado auditivo de las familias hispanas / latinx  Nota: Este resumen utiliza el término general Sordo o con dificultades auditivas, abreviado como DHOH (siglas en ingles). El DHOH se utiliza para incluir a personas con una […]

DBT

Plain Language Summary: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Plain Language Summary: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy that helps people change their behavior to manage stress, emotions, or relationships better. DBT is evidence-based, meaning that research has been done to see if it works, and there are many supportive […]

Grief & Loss in Individuals with I/DD

Grief and Loss in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Plain Language Summary: Grief and Loss in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Dealing with grief and loss is a normal part of life for everyone. Someone with an intellectual and/or developmental disability (I/DD) is no different. People with I/DD may have more complicated reactions following […]

Trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad (TDAH) y su bajo tratamiento en jóvenes hispanos/latinx (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Its Undertreatment in Hispanic/Latinx Youth)

Resumen en lenguaje sencillo: Trastorno por déficit de atención y hiperactividad (TDAH) y su bajo tratamiento en jóvenes hispanos/latinx Resumen en lenguaje sencillo: Trastorno por déficit de atención y hiperactividad (TDAH) y su bajo tratamiento en jóvenes hispanos/latinx El trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad (TDAH) es una discapacidad del desarrollo neurológico que es […]

ACT

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Plain Language Summary: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of therapy that can help with many different mental health difficulties including depression, anxiety, and other disorders. Recently, ACT has been adapted for use with people who have autism or other developmental disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities). […]

CBT

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Plain Language Summary: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based therapy that helps with a variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, and even substance use. CBT is one of the more common therapies used by therapists and it also helps people with developmental disabilities. You can […]

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plain Language Summary: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a therapy for children or adolescents who have experienced a traumatic or other distressing event. TF-CBT is based on CBT and has not yet been studied with populations who have developmental disabilities. TF-CBT has three […]

Family Therapy

Family Therapy Plain Language Summary: Family Therapy Family therapy is therapy that involves multiple clients in a family. This type of therapy helps strengthens family relationships and communications. A family therapist might help your family work through stressful transitions such as moves or job changes. They can also help with mental health conditions or parenting help. […]

Success in Employment: It Takes Work

Success in Employment: It Takes Work

Success in Employment: It Takes Work The process of finding employment can be discouraging for anyone, and when you have the added layer of a disability or health condition, it is even more difficult.  I hope the following information is helpful. The first thing to consider when trying to find a job is what type […]