Full course description

About the Dual Diagnosis Mini-Course

Contact hours you can earn in this mini-course: 3

Session topics:

  • Define dual-diagnosis
  • Review the prevalence of mental health disorders among people with intellectual disability
  • Identify mental health disorders associated with various genetic syndromes
  • Identify barriers to diagnosing mental health conditions
  • Identify tools used to diagnose mental health disorders
  • Describe the causes and functions of challenging behavior
  • Idenitfy barriers to treating mental health disorders
  • Effectiveness of psychological interventions for dual diagnosis
  • Effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for dual diagnosis