About this Event
The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities is offering a new ECHO Series: Transforming Care for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilites. This five session online training series is intended to provide education and resources to individuals, families and healthcare professionals about transforming care for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
ECHO Series webinars are free to attend. RSVP to receive Zoom meeting registration info for any or all of the five sessions. All webinars are from 12-1 p.m. EST.
January 24 - IDD Institutionalization
Didactic: Robert Hansen, MS Special Assistant for I/DD Services, Bureau of Behavioral Health
Case: Amy Ingles, Regional Director/Statewide Development Director, Starlight Behavior Health System
February 21 - Measurement and Functioning
Didactic: David Clayman, Ph.D., Clinical & Forensic Psychologist
March 20 - Transitional Placement Decision Making
Didactic: Lesley Cottrell, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the WVU CED
Case: Heidi Thomas, MBA/HCM Division Director I/DD Services, Westbrook Health Services
April 16 - Differences Between Behavioral and Mental Health Services
Didactic: Lauren Swager, MD, Behavioral Health Medical Director at Aetna Better Health of West Virginia
Case: Elma Fisher, Healthways, Inc.
May 15 - Delivering Effective Interventions in the Real World
Didactic: Kim Shontz, LCSW, Director- Illinois Crisis Prevention Network Support Service Team
Case: Charlene Bennett, EdD, Co-Founder and CEO/Executive Director of Individual Advocacy Group
If you have any questions, please contact Melina Danko at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This program is being presented with financial assistance as a grant from the West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council through the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.