Trauma Informed Strategies for Working With Individuals With ID/DD/ASD for Non-Clinical Staff
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Non-clinical staff will learn trauma and resilience informed strategies for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), developmental disabilities (DD), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). After a review of foundational information on ID, DD, and ASD, participants will learn and practice core strategies for working with children, youth, and their families.
Live - 3 hours
Anytime - 2 hours, 30 minutes
The Enhancing Professional Wellbeing course is designed to explore ways to maintain personal wellbeing, support a positive working environment, and reduce feelings of burnout. Learn about wellbeing from fellow LA County employees and explore fictional situations to gain strategies for supporting professional wellbeing.
This course provides basic information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how it presents in people of various age ranges. It will describe the referral and diagnostic process that families go through when a child has ASD, as well as the various treatment options that are available to them and some common co-occurring conditions. This information will support a better understanding of ASD and how it effects both individuals with ASD and their families.
There are a growing number of empirically supported treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These treatments have been shown to be effective in improving daily living skills, cognition, social communication skills, and reducing maladaptive behavior. In this module, participants will gain a deeper understanding of four different evidence-based interventions: applied behavior analysis (ABA), naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions (NDBIs), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and psychopharmacology. Notably, ASD treatment should be tailored to the specific needs of the individual.
Reflective Coaching for Non-Clinical Providers and Caregivers Supporting Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
Non-clinical providers and caregivers will develop an understanding of the process of critically reflecting on their own experience to enhance knowledge and understanding in working and caregiving of youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). This reflective coaching training will optimize their work practice and improve familial relationships. The prerequisites for this training are: Complete the live OR anytime virtual training: Trauma Informed Strategies for Working With Individuals With ID/DD/ASD for Non-Clinical Staff Complete the live virtual training: Advanced Practice Training for Non-Clinical Providers and Caregivers Working With Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities ...
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Clinical providers will learn trauma and resilience informed strategies for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), developmental disabilities (DD), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). After a review of the foundations and differential diagnoses for ID, DD, and ASD, participants will learn and practice core strategies for working with children, youth, and their families.
Clinical Learning Pathway for Trauma Informed Strategies for Working With Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
This learning pathway is designed for mental health clinicians who provide services to individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), developmental disabilities (DD), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD), as well as their families. Participants will review the foundations and differential diagnoses for ID, DD, and ASD and practice using trauma and resilience informed strategies for youth, adults, and their families. Additionally, participants will learn how to help individuals minimize the potential impacts of trauma and distress. Lastly, participants will be introduced to important strategies to care for ...
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