This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Intellectual Disability A. Test Your Knowledge B. Meet John C. Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder) D. How Are Intellectual Disabilities Diagnosed? E. Mild Intellectual Disability F. Moderate Intellectual Disability G. Severe and Profound Intellectual Disability H. Let’s Practice! I. Things to Remember When Working with Individuals with Intellectual Disability J. Review K. Summary Section 3: Communication Disorders A. Speech, Language, and Communication B. Language Disorder C. Speech Sound Disorder D. Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder (Stuttering) E. Let’s Practice! F. Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder G. A Note on Cultural Considerations H. Meet Quinn I. Summary Section 4: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder, and Motor Disorder A. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) B. Things to Keep in Mind When Working with People with ADHD C. Specific Learning Disorder D. Tips for Working with Individuals with Specific Learning Disorder E. Motor Disorders F. Tips for Working with Individuals with Tic Disorders G. Review H. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations
Instructor: Kathleen Dumain, PsyD, LCSW
Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.
In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Dr. Kathleen Dumain received her Master's degree in Social Work from USC and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has over 17 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults involved in the child welfare system. She has extensive experience in assessment, crisis intervention, neuropsychological assessment and disability services. She also has a private practice where she works primarily with children, families and couples. Disclosure: Kathleen Dumain, PsyD, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.