february, 2023

10feb9:00 am4:00 pmWorking with Clients with IDD and Mental Health Concerns: An Introduction | IDD Track, Mental Health Institute Event Organized By: Northwest MHTTC - Northwest Mental Health Technology Center Event Type:TrainingIn-person or Online:Online

Event Details

NOTE: This event is specifically for Washington State attendees who are part of the behavioral health workforce.

This session is part of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) track of the Mental Health Institute.


Working with Clients with IDD and Mental Health Concerns will provide introductory information related to the cooccurrence of Intellectual & Developmental Disability and mental health issues that often occur in individuals who are neurodiverse (e.g., autism, IDD). Lived perspectives from clients and providers will be presented along with foundational knowledge about working with this population and a preview of future weekly sessions.

Contact hours will be available for participants who attend the entire session. The University of Washington is an approved provider of continuing education for DOH licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, psychologists, chemical dependency professionals, nurses and physicians under the provisions of: WAC 246-809-610, WAC 246-809-620,WAC 246-811-200, WAC 246-840-210, WAC 246-919-460 and WAC 246-924-240.

Session is 9a-4p PT

More information:

See more in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Track HERE




(Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Northwest MHTTC - Northwest Mental Health Technology CenterWe provide training and technical assistance (TA) in evidence-based practices (EBPs) in SAMHSA’s Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington). Our MHTTC Network Area of Focus is Evidence-based practices for psychosis including CBT for psychosis (CBTp) and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). Our target workforce includes: behavioral health and primary care providers, school and social service staff, and anyone whose work has the potential to improve behavioral health outcomes for individuals with or at risk of developing serious mental health issues.