grey shadow DDLS Spring 2014

Creative and Collaborative Clinical Treatment Model for People with Intellectual Disabilities

April 11, 2014 - Duration 2.75 hrs

April Stein, MEd
Assistant Director of Outpatient Services
Servicenet, Inc.
Northampton, Mass.

For people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) and mental health needs, group and individual psychological treatment is most effective when the clinical principles are repeated in daily life, through vocational and residential services, with the same goals and therapeutic orientation.  This model evolved from a relapse prevention program for people with ID and problematic sexual behaviors. Using principles from Positive Psychology, Systems, Psychodrama, and Positive Behavior Supports, this model demonstrates an integrated, collaborative clinical approach to treatment.

Audio Files Part I (mp3 file)
Audio Files Part II (mp3 file)

Presentation Handouts (PDF Available)


Project Manager: Robyn Carroll
Program Staff: Debbie Mahovetz, Ziba Arjmand
Project Support Staff: Gail DiPane

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