Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Dually Diagnosed with Mental Illness (Webinar)

When: Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016, 11:30AM

Individuals with a dual diagnosis of Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD) and Mental Illness represent about 30-42% of all individuals with I/DD.  This training will discuss what it means to have a dual diagnosis of I/DD and Mental Illness and what common characteristics are often associated with this diagnosis. The training will also discuss risk factors, diagnostic challenges, and describe commonly diagnosed mental illnesses. Finally, it will also discuss common behaviors that individuals with this diagnosis may display and effective staff responses.