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Making Mental Healthcare Inclusive: Best Practices and Psychotherapy Adaptations for Individuals with IDD

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
2:00 pm3:00 pm

You will learn:
-Why an accurate diagnosis is so important to mental health treatment
-How trauma impacts people with disabilities
-About types of treatment for people with dual-diagnosis (mental health + IDD)

Wendy F. Aita, Ph.D. is Co-Director of the RISN Center and Behavioral Health Lead. She is a Clinical Psychologist who received her Ph.D. from Farleigh Dickinson University and completed her internship at Friend’s Hospital. She is licensed in New Jersey. She joined Rowan twelve years ago and is currently an Assistant Professor at RowanSOM with appointments in both Psychiatry and Psychology. She has worked with individuals, and their families, who are dually-diagnosed with intellectual disability and mental health issues for several years and was the Director of MHID for 2 years. She serves on the Rowan University Neurodiversity Task Force, and she is the Clinical Director for the Strong Minds Program through Special Olympics.

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Please note, no credits or "Certificate of Attendance" will be provided for attending this webinar. Should you require proof of attendance, you will receive a follow-up email thanking you for attending, with a link to the recorded webinar and slides.