Course Code: REL-IDD-NADD-IDDTRR
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Understand that children with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) experience mental health conditions.
Understand the various ways that children with IDD experience trauma.
Understand the impact of trauma on children with IDD.
Understand the importance of trauma-informed care for children with IDD.
Understand how the toolkit can be used to improve provider/caregiver capacity for provision of trauma-informed care for children with IDD.
2015 NADD Conference session recording.
Colleen Horton, M.P.Aff.
Ms. Horton is the policy program officer at the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to moving to the foundation in 2010, Ms. Horton spent ten years as the director of public policy at the Texas Center for Disability Studies at The University of Texas. She has a graduate degree in public policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas.
In addition to managing mental health policy grantmaking for the foundation, Ms. Horton works extensively with state agencies, legislators, legislative staff, and other advocates on issues affecting adults and children with physical, developmental, and mental health disabilities. She is currently a member of the Promoting Independence Advisory Committee (Texas Olmstead Advisory Committee), the Medical Care Advisory Committee, and the Money Follows the Person Advisory Committee. She also served on the Texas Children’s Policy Council for ten years, chairing the council for five of those years.
Disclosure: Colleen Horton, M.P.Aff. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor:
Susan Ko, Ph.D.
Co-Managing Director, National Center for child traumatic stress, UCLA/Duke University
Disclosure: Susan Ko, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry, intermediate, and advanced level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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