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Mental Health Approaches to Intellectual / Developmental Disability
Mental Health Approaches to Intellectual / Developmental Disability

Mental Health Approaches to Intellectual / Developmental Disability

A Resource for Trainers


464 Pages, 10 x 7

Trade Paper, $74.95 (US $74.95) (CA $89.95)

Publication Date: July 2016

ISBN 9781572561427

Rights: US & CA

NADD (Jul 2016)

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Mental Health Approaches to Intellectual/Developmental Disability: A Resource for Trainers is a landmark contribution to the field of support for persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and Mental Health concerns. This book can be used by a myriad of different professionals and care providers for a variety of different purposes. It may be used: (a) to train others for professional development (train-the-trainer model), (b) as a resource guide for individual study, or (c) as a reference guide. Proper support of mental wellness among persons with IDD requires a significant body of information and knowledge, and the authors of this book are happy to offer it as a means for educating professionals and care providers.

Author Biography

Dr. Dan Baker's focus at The Boggs Center is on positive behavior support, models of community and educational support, transition services, and mental health services for persons with disabilities. Melissa Cheplic is a Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. Dr. Robert Fletcher is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the NADD. Juanita St Croix graduated Western University with a BSc. when it was still the University of Western Ontario. She has 22 years of experience in human services, primarily in developmental services with organizations providing services to people with complex behavioral support needs and a dual diagnosis.