Photo courtesy of Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - Nashville
“You’ve got to
have Friends” ID/ MH
For people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities
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develoPmentAl medicine And dentistry
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Welcome to the nADD 28 Annual Conference! th President
Donna Nagy McNelis, PhD
Michael Schroeder, MSW
The NADD conference program has plenty to sing about…the conference will feature an incomparable line-up of Vice-President Treasurer
L. Jarrett Barnhill, MD John Holderegger, MS
speakers and topics. Instrumental to your success…this event strives to provide a comprehensive training concerning Chapel hill, nC evanston, WY
Mental Health needs for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The program’s theme is: Building
Partnerships for Successful Service Systems: You’ve Got to Have Friends (ID/MH). The stage is set with health information Daniel Baker, PhD
new Brunswick, nJ
Donna Lougheed, MD
ottawa, ontario, CAn
and new developments in research, prevention, and treatment. This year’s conference is an opportunity to learn and apply Joan B. Beasley, PhD John J. McGonigle, PhD
support strategies, program models, treatment approaches, and how to build successful partnerships and integrated Chesnut hill, MA pittsburgh, pA
service systems through collaboration to support persons with developmental disabilities. Diane Cox Lindenbaum, ACSW Terrence McNelis, MPA
ridgefield, Cn erdenheim, pA
Savor the rhythm of an authentic American city, Nashville, Tennessee, a city of rich entertainment that music calls home. Mark Fleisher, MD James Napolitan, PhD
Diverse sounds can be heard throughout the city, not only country, but Americana, jazz, blues, and rock-n-roll, to name a omaha, ne Chicago, il
few. Check out the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, RCA Studio B recording studio, and/or kick-up your boots at the Wildhorse Saloon. Nashville has Karen Harvey, PhD
Baltimore, MD Julia Pearce
an atmosphere of overwhelming energy filled with creative spirit and inspiring music. Enjoy Nashville’s Southern hospitality and unbelievable cuisine Diane Jacobstein, PhD
West Valley City, ut
at its numerous restaurants. The city offers a vast spectrum of nightlife possibilities. Washington, DC Brian Tallant, LPC
The conference meeting location is the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Within blocks of the hotel, Nashville’s music hits and must-sees are Schermerhorn CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Symphony Center, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, The Parthenon at Centennial Park, Tennessee Performing
Eric Billington, PhD, BCBA-D, Maryville, TN
Arts Center, and Belle Meade Plantation. Lisa Christie, Kingston, NY
Bruce Davis, PhD, BCBA, Nashville, TN
Among the highlights of the Conference are keynote lectures on “Serving People with Intellectual Disabilities and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders: Elisabeth Dykens, PhD, Nashville, TN
Insights from Positive Psychology” by Elisabeth M. Dykens, PhD, Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center, Nashville, TN, and “New Insights into Deliberate Jeff Feix, PhD, Nashville, TN
Self Harm and Self Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disability” by James C. Harris, MD, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore, MD. Robert Fletcher, DSW, ACSW, Kingston, NY
Pam Gillespie, MA, BCBA, Arlington, TN
You will not want to miss the array of pre-conference symposia. There are six (6) informative sessions on critical topics of mental health in autism and Marc Goldman, MS, LPA, Durham, NC
Lynnette Henderson, PhD, Nashville, TN
other developmental disorders presented by experts in the field. The sessions cover the DM-ID, the NADD Standards for Accreditation / Certification Tucker Johnson, PhD, Arlington, TN
Program, Monitoring Treatment with Psychoactive Medication for Patients with ID and ASDs, Sexuality and Disability, the latest Policy Initiatives, and Yona Lunsky, PhD, CPSYCH, Toronto, ON
John McGonigle, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
Creating Partnerships Serving Persons with Prader-Willi. Donna Nagy McNelis, PhD, Philadelphia, PA
Terrence McNelis, MPA, Erdenheim, PA
Thursday, November 3, we will feature “Family Member Sessions.”There will be a few of these sessions that are designed especially for family members Robert Pary MD, Springfield, IL
as well as professionals. Julia Pearse, West Valley City, UT
Melissa Richards, Hermitage, TN
So join us in Nashville at the 28th Annual NADD Conference, the melting pot of music, creating new opportunities for partnerships, collaborating Clifton Tennison, Jr., MD, Knoxville, TN
melodies with colleagues, and expanding your playlist by advancing your knowledge in Mental Health and Developmental Disorders. Rebekah Thomas, PhD, BCBA-D,
Beth Urbanczyk, MSCCC, BCBA,
Andy Wood, PhD, Knoxville, TN
George E. Zukotynski, PhD, BCBA-D, NADD George Zukotynski, PhD, BCBA, Nashville, TN
28th AnnuAl ConferenCe ChAirperson FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
tn-nADD Chapter president, state Behavior services Coordinator, Department of intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, nashville, tn
Robert Fletcher, DSW, ACSW, FAAIDD, Kingston, NY
Program Description Healthcare Education maintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers will receive a maximum of
This program will provide information regarding various topics in the field of Dual Diagnosis (ID/MH). 12.5 continuing education clock hours for participating in this course. The Pre-Conference Symposia can
award 3 or 6 additional hours of continuing education clock hours.
Who Should Attend?
Administrators, Direct Support Professionals, Educators, Family Members, Nurses, Persons with NBCC (National Counselors): Drexel University College of Medicine is recognized by the National Board
Disabilities, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Physicians, Researchers, Residential Providers, Service of Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC
Coordinators, Social Workers, Students, and Vocational Staff. continuing education guidelines and can award a maximum of 12.5 hours of continuing education credit
for this program. The Pre-Conference Symposia can award 3 or 6 additional hours of continuing education.
Program Objectives PA Nurses: Drexel University College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education is an approved
At the end of the conference, participants will be able to:
provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by
• Describe advances in neuroscience as they relate to challenging behaviors;
the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants will be awarded a
• Identify aspects of positive psychology that contribute to services for persons with
maximum of 12.5 contact hours for attending this program. The Pre-Conference Symposia can award 3 or
6 additional hours of continuing education.
• Cite public policy changes that may impact I/DD and MH services in North America;
• Name collaborative approaches and models that are used by various providers of services.
CEU for all others:
• Describe therapeutic interventions that have achieved success for persons with I/DD and MH issues.
Drexel University College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education has been approved as an
Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 8405
Continuing Education Credits
Greensboro Drive, Suite 800, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, the Drexel University College
of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of
Standards which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their
the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of
Authorized Provider membership status, Drexel University College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare
Drexel University College of Medicine and NADD. The Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited
Education) is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education
Drexel University College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education is authorized by IACET to offer
[1.25] CEUs for this program. The Pre-Conference Symposia can award .3 or .6 additional hours of
AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live
activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA prA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
The Pre-Conference Symposia can award 3 or 6 additional hours of continuing education.
It is the policy of Drexel University College of Medicine to insure balance, independence, objectivity,
AOA: This program is eligible for 12.5 Credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.
and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational programs. Speakers at continuing medical education
The Pre-Conference Symposia can award 3 or 6 additional hours of continuing education.
activities are required to disclose to the audience their financial relationships with the manufacturer(s)
of any commercial products, goods or services related to the subject matter of the program topic. Any
APA (Psychology): Drexel University College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education is approved by
conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience. The intent
the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Drexel University
of this disclosure is to allow participants to form their own judgments about the educational content of
College of Medicine, Behavioral Healthcare Education maintains responsibility for the program. This
this activity and determine whether the speaker’s commercial interests influenced the presentation. In
program is being offered for up to 12.5 hours of continuing education. The Pre-Conference Symposia can
addition, speakers are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of
award 3 or 6 additional hours of continuing education.
drugs or devices discussed in their presentation.
ASWB (National Social Work): Behavioral Healthcare Education, provider #1065, is approved as a
provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, www.aswb. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
org, phone: 1-800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Behavioral Educational and Exhibit / Display grants will be acknowledged in the participant handout.
Drexel university College of Medicine is a separate not-for-profit subsidiary of Drexel university
Keynote address Presenters 28th Annual Conference
James Harris, MD Elisabeth Dykens, PhD
James C. Harris, MD is the founding Elisabeth Dykens, PhD is Director
Director of the Developmental Neuro- of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
psychiatry Program at the Johns for Research on Human Develop-
Hopkins University School of Medicine ment, Co-Director of the University
and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Center for Excellence in Develop-
mental Disabilities, and Professor of
He served as Director of Division of Child Psychology and Human Develop-
Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University ment, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics.
in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s.
Dr. Dykens’s research focuses on both the mental health
His two volume Developmental Neuropsychiatry garnered the challenges and unique strengths of persons with genetic
1996 “Medical Book of the Year” award from Doody’s Rating syndromes.
Service. It is the standard textbook in this specialty area. For
the past 25 years he has conducted research on self injurious Dr. Dykens has authored over 115 publications, including 3
behavior in Lesch Nyhan Syndrome. books, and is an Associate Editor of the International Review of
is excited to be leading the field in assuring quality accurate psychiatric diagnosis.
TuEsDay, NovEMbEr 1 standards for North America.
7:00–8:00 P.m. PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM II LUNCH (Attendees On Their Own)
EARlY BIRD REGISTRATION US Policy Issues Affecting Children and Adults
with IDD, MH and ASD 1:30–4:45 P.m.
WEDNEsDay, NovEMbEr 2 Terrence McNelis, MPA, nhs human services,
erdenheim, pA; Nancy Thaler, national Association
7:00 A.m. of state Directors of Developmental Disability services PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM IV
(nAsDDDs); Eileen Elias, MEd, Disability and Mental Monitoring Treatment with Psychoactive
REGISTRATION OPENS health, north Bethseda, MD Medication for Persons with ID (Intellectual
The landscape of US public policy as it effects the Disabilities) and ASDs (Autism Spectrum
9:00 A.m.–12:15 P.m. provision of supports and services is dramatically Disorders)
PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIA shifting with the issuance of President Obama’s Moderator, Laurie Charlot, PhD, Department of
health care plan. Additionally, the recent down psychiatry, university of Massachusetts Medical school,
turn in the economy and the efforts of the States to Worcester, MA
PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM I balance budgets has also begun to forge new policy 1.) Pychological and Behavioral Perspectives
The NADD ACCREDITATION / CERTIFICATION implications. on Medication side effects in people with
PROGRAM (ID-MH) This session will discuss the current and future ID or ASDs
Moderator, Donna Nagy McNelis, PhD, Drexel effects of these forces. There will be alternative models Anne Hurley, PhD, Center for stArt services,
university, College of Medicine, philadelphia, pA; Daniel of support that will be presented as alternatives to the institute on Disability, university of new
Baker, PhD, elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental current system. hampshire, Concord, nh
Disabilities, robert Wood Johnson Medical school,
uMDnJ, new Brunswick, nJ; Kathleen Olson, MSW, PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM III 2.) The Assessment of Medical Conditions
PhD, Kansas university Center on Developmental The DM-ID and Case Illustrations Associated with Challenging Behaviors in
Disabilities, Chetopa, Ks; John Mcgonigle, PhD, Robert J. Fletcher, DSW, ACSW, FAAIDD, nADD Individuals with ID/DD on Psychotropic
university of pittsburgh Medical Center, pittsburgh, pA founder and Ceo, Kingston, nY; Brian Bonfardin, MD, and/or Anticonvulsant Medication.
NADD is developing three inter-related competency- east tennessee state Medical school, Johnson City, tn; Leslie Rubin, MD, Morehouse school of
based standards programs: (1) accreditation for Dr. Fletcher, Chief Editor of the DM-iD, will describe Medicine, Atlanta, GA
programs in dual diagnosis, and (2) certification for the reasons for the development of the DM-iD and
clinicians/professionals and (3) for direct support will discuss how this valuable tool can be used for 3.) Increasing Detection of Side Effects
professionals. Discussion of these three standards diagnosing psychiatric disorders in persons with of Anticonvulsants and Neuroleptic
programs will include the standards for providing intellectual disabilities. Medications
services, treatments, and interventions to individuals Dr. Bonfardin, a contributor to the DM-iD, will discuss Van R Silka, MD, university of Massachusetts
with ID-MH and the structure and process for how the DM-iD helps clinicians arrive at an accurate Medical school, Worcester, MA
certifying competencies of clinicians and direct support diagnosis. He will present complex cases and illustrate Three brief presentations will set the stage for a
professionals supporting these individuals. NADD how the DM-iD can be an effective tool in making an discussion regarding monitoring of psychoactive
28th Annual Conference SChEDulE
medication side effects in persons with ID and 7:30–8:30 A.m. 9:30 – 10:30 A.m.
ASDs. These patients may need a different quality BREAKFAST CONSulTATIONS PlENARY SESSION
and quantity of monitoring for medication Serving People with Intellectual Disabilities
side effects and potential ADRs (Adverse Drug WITh ThE ExPERTS
and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders:
Reactions). Our goal is to produce a position Insights from Positive Psychology
paper with the input of participants and other Come join the experts in the field of dual diagnosis.
These sessions are designed for participants to learn Elisabeth Dykens, PhD, Vanderbilt Kennedy
NADD colleagues outlining suggestions to university Center, nashville, tn
enhance monitoring for medication side effects from experts. They offer an opportunity for discussion
and networking. A 20-minute presentation will take What does it mean for persons with intellectual
in individuals with ID and ASD. disabilities, especially those with psychiatric or
place, followed by interactive discussion. A continental
PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM V breakfast will be served. Breakfast consultation behavioral disorders, to live the “good life”? This talk
Genes, Misunderstanding, and Rights: registration confirmation sheets are issued at addresses how service systems deter or enhance
A Biopsychosocial Approach to Sexuality and registration. space is limited. register early. note: living the good life, and the role that research
Disability on-site registration is limited for the breakfast on positive psychology, genetic syndromes, and
Shelley L. Watson, PhD, psychology Department, consultations. interventions play in developing new models of care.
laurentian university, sudbury, on, CAn; Deborah
Richards, BA, CHMH, Community living Welland- Breakfast Consultation A:
pelham, Welland, on, CAn; Dorothy Griffiths, PhD, 10:30–11:00 A.m.
Proposed New Diagnostic Criteria and Naming of
Brock university, st. Catharines, on, CAn Intellectual Disability in DSM5 and ICD-11 BREAK
Using clinical case studies, this interactive James C. Harris, MD, Developmental neuropsychiatry,
presentation discusses the specific impact disabilities
Johns hopkins hospital, Baltimore, MD 11:00 A.m.–12:30 P.m.
can have on sexuality and behavior. Applying a
The American Psychiatry Association (DSM5) and
biopsychosocial approach, primary sexual effects
like delayed sexual development and infertility are the World Health Organization (ICD-11) have proposed CONCURRENT SESSIONS
presented, as well as secondary influences such as the term Intellectual Developmental Disorder as the
medication side effects. Treatment recommendations new name for mental retardation. New diagnostic T01 Positive Identity Development
for sexual challenges are provided, considering the criteria have been developed. The proposed new name Level: Intermediate/Advanced
relationship between behavioral phenotypes and and criteria will be presented for discussion. Karyn Harvey, PhD, Arc of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
sexuality. What aspects of identity development are unique
Breakfast Consultation B: to individuals with developmental disabilities? This
PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM VI Psychopharmacology and Medical Conditions in presentation will assist professionals to help those
Serving Persons with Prader-Willi: ID: What the Acknowledged Experts Think individuals to develop a positive sense of self-identity.
An Interagency Community Partnership Julie P. Gentile, MD, ohio Coordinating Center We will explore the process of identity development
Elizabeth Roof, MA, LPE, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, of excellence in Mi/DD, Wright state university and the detriment of the negative aspects of disability
Vanderbilt university, nashville, tn; Clayton R. Cea, MS, Dayton, oh as an identity that occurs when individuals are defined
BCBA, Behavior services of tennessee, inc., Cordova, tn This session will review published guidelines for by their disability and come to define themselves as
This presentation will focus on the unique medical, prescription of psychotropic medications and current such.
psychological, and vocational needs of older teens and recommendations for prevention and treatment of
adults with Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic disorder, medical conditions (organ system by organ system). T02 The Data Driven Application of a Systems
and how these needs can best be met by community Linkage Approach: Guidelines and Outcomes
Attendees will be provided handouts of consensus
service providers. We will discuss aging process in PWS Level: Intermediate/Advanced
guidelines and recommendations for preventive
and impact on effective interventions. Joan B. Beasley, PhD; Anne Hurley, PhD;
primary care and treatment of pulmonary, cardiac,
metabolic, menstrual, and gastrointestinal conditions. Elizabeth Friedman; Brian Huckins; Robert Scholz,
4:45 P.m. MS, LMHC, Center for stArt services, institute on
REGISTRATION CLOSES 8:45–9:30 A.m. Disability – university of new hampshire, Concord, nh;
Jill Hinton PhD, nC stArt Central, easter seals uCp,
4:45–6:30 P.m. PRESIDENTIAl WElCOmE Durham, nC; Scott Rasmus, PhD, stArt Butler County
NADD NETWORKING Mental health Board, fairfield, oh; Jarret Stone, nC
& OPENING REmARKS stArt Central, Durham nC; Michelle Kluttz, MSW,
RECEPTION WITh CASh BAR Donna Nagy McNelis, PhD, nADD president,
nC stArt West, statesville, nC; Lisa Wolfe, nC stArt
philadelphia, pA; George E. Zukotynski, PhD, BCBA,
east, new Bern, nC; Kristen Hirsch, resident home
Conference Chairperson, tn-nADD Chapter president,
THursDay, NovEMbEr 3 nashville, tn
Corporation, Cincinnati, oh; Celia Calkins, BA, nh
stArt, Moore Center services, inc., Manchester, nh;
Karen Weigle, PhD, Center for stArt services, team
7:00 A.m. Centers, Chattanooga, tn; Danisha M. Burnett, MA,
REGISTRATION OpENS LPC-CR, Butler County stArt, hamilton, oh; Trisha
James M. Henry, Commissioner, Department of Joy, BA, Community partners, Dover, nh; Scot Wilson,
ExhIBIT ShOW intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DiDD)and nh stArt, Moore Center service, inc., Manchester, nh;
The NADD Exhibit Show will take place today, E. Douglas Varney, Commissioner, Department of Lawrence Stang, AA, BA, MSE, united Cerebral palsy of
Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday Mental health (tDMh), nashville, tn Arkansas, little rock, Ar
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the break area. Service effectiveness must include accountability
The show is a fantastic opportunity to view measures to insure that the system meets its objectives.
valuable services and products in our field as An essential part of any analysis is the collection and
well as network with peers and colleagues. analysis of objective outcome data. We will discuss
4 november 2 - 4, 2011 • nashville, tn
SChEDulE 28th Annual Conference
the protocols employed to collect data through the office, nashville, tn
START teams. In addition the START programs in 12:30 –1:45 P.m. The workshop will be focused on defendants
North Carolina, New Hampshire, and Ohio will report LUNCH (Attendees On Their Own) who have intellectual disabilities in the criminal
what they have learned about the population of justice system. The presentation will cover
people served and the outcomes associated with the statutes and policies, case examples of challenges
application of the START coordinated systems approach 12:30–1:45 P.m. in placement and outcome, and clinical issues in
to service delivery. The role of outcome analysis to forensic evaluation of this population.
ensure compliance with recent Olmstead decisions will FAmIlY ISSuES
also be discussed. COmmITTEE/FAmIlY T09 Group Therapy for Kids with Aspergers
NETWORKING mEETING Disorder
T03 I-PART: Iowa’s Program Assistance This is an opportunity for family members and Level: All
Response Team professionals to get together and discuss the Eric Dykstra, PsyD, Developmental enhancement, plC,
Level: All various issues concerning individuals with Jenison, Mi
Susan Smith, MS, BCBA, LMHC, i-pArt, Woodward intellectual disabilities and mental health needs. Given the core challenges that children and
resource Center, Woodward, iA adolescents with Asperger Syndrome (AS) face,
Iowa’s Woodward Resource Center and funding specialized group therapy can be very effective in
agencies collaborate to develop the I-PART program, addressing their needs in the areas of communication,
which provides on-site behavioral consultations COmmITTEE mEETINGS social reciprocity, restricted interests, and other
to individuals with ID/MI and community-at-large The following NADD Committees will be meeting at associated characteristics. Group therapy provides a
trainings, both of which are free-of-charge to service this time. All are welcome to attend and participate. therapeutic yet highly social and communication-
providers and families. • Membership dependent context for treatment.
• US Policy
T04 Community Collaboration for Children’s • Canadian Policy T10 Strategies for Successful Collaboration
Services and Transition • Research Across Systems
Level: All • National START Team Meeting Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Brian Tallant, NCC, LPC, intercept Center, Aurora • TN-NADD Annual Meeting Peggie Webb, MA; Darlene Sweetland, PhD,
Mental health Center, Aurora, Co solutions Building Community Collaborative, Mosaic
In this session, participants will learn about 1:45–3:15 P.M. Connections, inc., Murrieta, CA
successful community collaboratives in Colorado that This workshop will highlight several strategies used
have resulted in better outcomes and lower costs for CONCURRENT SESSIONS that encourage cross systems collaboration. The model
children who have a dual diagnosis of developmental includes a specialty assessment and treatment team
disability and mental health issues. Attendees will T07 Behavioral and Organizational Analysis of available to all systems for consultation, cross systems
discover how community stakeholders can work Restraint Prevention assessment, systems navigation, and training.
together to successfully create programs and form Level: All
systems of care that are sustainable and mutually David Lennox, PhD, QBs inc. & simmons College, T11 “Challenging” Families: Professional Skills
beneficial. holliston, MA; Kim Phan, MS, QBs inc., holliston, MA for Success!
Emergency intervention has come under increasing Level: All
T05 Organizational Collaboration to Better scrutiny in recent years. This symposium will focus on J. Dale Munro, MSW, Community team, regional
Serve Others several topics related to such interventions including support Associates, london on, CAn
Level: Intermediate/Advanced data aggregation/analysis, functional analysis of In every community there are a few families who
Lee Dalphonse, CAGS, LMHC, LCDS, ICCDP-D; restrainer behavior, and organizational behavior might be described as “challenging.” This session will
Christine Gadbois, MSN, CDDN, PHCNS-BC, seven management of restraint prevention. focus on specific family-work skills and strategies that
hills rhode island, formely the homestead Group, every professional and manager can learn and utilize.
Woonsocket, ri T08 OFFENDERS (Part 1 of 2)
This presentation is designed to provide participants 1.) Assessment and Treatment of People with
with a working knowledge of proven strategies for Intellectual Disabilities at Risk of 3:15–3:45 p.m.
establishing and nurturing effective partnerships Unlawful Behavior BREAK
between organizations that serve individuals with Level: Intermediate
intellectual and developmental disabilities. Marc Goldman, MS, LPA, Consultant, Durham, nC
There is increasing recognition of the lack of 3:45–5:15 P.M.
T06 Partnerships to Promote Independence resources and need for supports for people with
intellectual disabilities at risk of criminal behavior.
of Young Adults with ID/MH
Level: Beginner This presentation will focus on assessment of T12 Foundations of Partnership:
Laurie Raymond, LCSW, port resources, south the individual and the development of effective Emotion-Regulation Skills
portland, Me; Kathryn Loukas, OTD, MS, OTR/L, safety and treatment interventions. Case Level: Intermediate/Advanced
FAOTA, university of new england, portland, Me examples will illustrate a variety of legal and Julie Brown, LICSW, integrated Clinical services, Justice
Identified needs of families, organizations, and biopsychosocial issues. resource institute, Warwick, ri
communities include supports for independent/ This session will introduce a model that integrates
interdependent housing, productive occupation, life 2.) ID and the Criminal Justice System: Dialectical Behavior Therapy individual therapy with
skills, and social participation for young adults with An Uneasy Alliance the Skills System to improve foundational emotional,
ID/MH. This presentation will elucidate successful Level: All cognitive, and behavioral regulation capacities that are
partnerships for person-centered living options. Dawn Deaner, JD, Metropolitan public Defender’s essential to effective self and relationship management.
28th Annual Conference SChEDulE
T13 DRUG RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM T15 Employment/Retention with Autism at this time, so you won’t want to miss it. A silent
1.) Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Spectrum Disorders auction to benefit the NADD Family Committee will
Psychotropic Medication Labels 1.) Learning Academy: A Model Transition also occur. Come out and support this important
Level: Intermediate/Advanced Program committee. There will be hors d’oeuvres and a cash
Robert Pary, MD, siusoM, springfield, il Level: All bar. Come meet friends, old and new, take in the
The FDA requires labeling (traditionally the Karen Berkman, MS, MSW, PhD, CArD-usf and poster session, participate in the silent auction,
folded paper inside a prescription drug carton). the learning Academy, university of south florida, exchange ideas, and network with colleagues.
Several commonly used psychotropics include tampa, fl
information on pharmacogenomic biomarkers in This session discusses the barriers that exist 6:30 – 7: 30 P.m.
their package inserts (labels). This presentation for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum
reviews what clinicians should know about Disorder who seek meaningful employment and SPECIAl INTEREST
biomarkers. a successful inclusive model for meeting their GROuP mEETINGS
vocational or post secondary education goals. - Psychopharmacology
2.) Psychotropic Medication Reductions - Psychotherapy
and Expectancy Effects 2. Collaborating to Fill in Service Gaps
Level: All Level: All
Christopher Baglio, EdD, liberty of indiana, Karen Weigle, PhD; Melanie Chakwin, MS, LPC, FriDay, NovEMbEr 4
liberty healthcare Corporation, indianapolis, in Multi-specialty outpatient Clinic, the teAM
Best practice and regulations necessitate Centers, inc., Chattanooga, tn 7:15 A.m.
providers to consider reductions in psychotropic A program to promote work retention for
medication. Proper consideration requires an teens with ASD was developed. Social and REGISTRATION OPENS
accurate representation of clinical symptoms. pre-vocational skills were taught in naturalistic
Evidence of expectancy effects and the impact settings. A description of program development 7:30–8:30 A.m.
on data recording behavior will be discussed. and implementation, with outcome data, will be BREAKFAST CONSulTATIONS
3.) Psychopharmacology, Problem Behavior, WITh ThE ExPERTS
and Intellectual Disabilities T16 A Successful Collaborative Formula for Come join the experts in the field of dual diagnosis.
Level: All Community Reintegration These sessions are designed for participants to
Tanya Christa Sokolowski, MA, Applied Level: All learn from experts. They offer an opportunity
Disability studies, lake ridge Community support Michael Mayer, PhD, Community resource Alliance, for discussion and networking. A 20-minute
services, toronto, on, CAn Mebane, nC; Tish Thomas, MS, state trainer presentation will take place, followed by interactive
This Canadian-based study examined variables supported employment, Missouri Dept. of Mental health, discussion. A continental breakfast will be served.
related to psychotropic medication use among Jefferson City, Mo Breakfast consultation registration confirmation
adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) living in The Hope Center participated in Missouri’s CMS sheets are issued at registration. Space is limited.
community residential settings. This study raised Person-Centered Planning Grant. They transformed Register early. note: on-site registration is limited for
concerns about over-reliance on psychotropic all aspects of their program to be person-centered to the breakfast consultations.
medications with these individuals. facilitate community reintegration following extensive
institutionalization. This required broad multi-system Breakfast Consultation A:
T14 OFFENDERS (Part 2 of 2 - refer to T08) collaboration for success. Family and Environmental Stress in Relation to
2.) ID and the Criminal Justice System: T17 National Task Group on Dementia and ID Psychiatric Disorders in Persons with Intellectual
An Uneasy Alliance (#2 cont.) Level: All Disabilities
Level: All Lucille Esralew, PhD, trinitas regional Medical Center, Elisabeth M. Dykens, PhD, Vanderbilt Kennedy
Dawn Deaner, JD, Metropolitan public Cranford, nJ university Center, nashville, tn
Defender’s office, nashville, tn This presentation describes the work of the NTG, a Stress levels in families of children or adults with
new initiative tasked with the review and update of intellectual disabilities can be as high as soldiers
3.) Investigating Capital Cases Involving technological and clinical practices used in delivering returning from combat duty. This breakfast discussion
Dual Diagnosis supports and services to adults with dementia and identifies risk factors for parental stress, stress-reduction
Level: All intellectual disability. interventions, and the impact of parental stress on
Gregory Olley, PhD, Carolina institute for the health and well-being of all family members.
Developmental Disabilities, university of
north Carolina at Chapel hill, Chapel hill, nC;
REGISTRATION ClOSES Breakfast Consultation B:
Juliet Yackel, JD, Attorney at law, law offices of
Sexuality and Mental Wellness
Juliet Yackel, Chicago, il
Dorothy Griffiths, PhD, Brock university, st.
Testimony regarding a diagnosis of intellectual 5:30–7:00 P.m. Catharines, on, CAn
disability in capital trials or hearings requires a NADD WElCOmE RECEPTION, This session will explore several areas of sexuality.
partnership to gather the most complete and
valid information. This presentation provides ANNuAl POSTER SESSION, Sexuality is a natural part of each individual. Proactive
& SIlENT AuCTION education and an environmental approach, dictated in
a practical description of this process and its
NADD would like to take this opportunity to welcome policy, are critical for individuals to develop a healthy
everyone to this year’s NADD 28th Annual Conference and integrated understanding of their sexuality and
in the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel-Nashville, TN the responsibilities therein. However, persons with
The NADD Annual Poster Session will take place intellectual disabilities are often sexually abused or
6 november 2 - 4, 2011 • nashville, tn
SChEDulE 28th Annual Conference
experience the abuse of their sexuality. Both direct Organizational risk around the use of restraint A large number of new and sometimes confusing
sexual abuse and the abuse of their sexuality provide a runs the gamut (staff satisfaction, burnout, findings are emerging from recent neurobiological
culture in which the mental wellness of individuals can turnover, productivity, litigation, workman studies of ASD. This presentation will attempt to
be compromised. This session will explore these areas compensation costs, etc). Grafton will share translate these often exotic studies into practical,
of abuse and identify the steps that agencies would do their experience in shifting their culture of care, workable ideas for assessment and treatment.
well to follow to create cultures of sexual responsibility. demonstrated through sustainable results.
F05 Grief/Loss: Psychotherapy and
8:45 A.m. – 9:00 A.m. F02 Clinical Education Team Community Pharmacotherapy
Partnerships Level: All
WElCOmE FROm NADD Level: All Julie P. Gentile, MD, Wright state university, ohio
FOuNDER AND CEO Anne Hurley, PhD; Joan Beasley, PhD, Center Coordinating Center of excellence in Mental illness/
for stArt services, institute on Disability-university Developmental Disabilities, Dayton, oh
Robert Fletcher, DSW, ACSW, nADD, Kingston, nY
of new hampshire, Concord, nh; Van Silka, MD, Grief and loss issues in patients with intellectual
intellectual Disability Consultation service, university of disabilities are often complicated and, when treatment
PRESENTATION OF ThE Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA is indicated, can be best addressed by psychotherapy
FRANK J. mENOlASCINO In order to provide appropriate community services, and, when indicated, the judicious use of pharmacologic
intellectual disability and mental health providers need interventions.
AWARD FOR ExCEllENCE training in dual diagnosis. We will describe a training
model that promotes cross-systems collaboration and F06 A Best Practice Model for Specialized
9:00–10:00 A.m. development of local expertise through seminar-style Accommodations: A Collaborative Treatment
PLENARY SESSION Level: Intermediate/Advanced
New Insights into Deliberate Self Harm and F03 Crisis Support Services Marnelle McDermott, MSW, Centraleast network of
Self Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disability 1.) Crisis Support in Tennessee: Building specialized Care, Community living huronia, Midland
James C. Harris, MD, Developmental Partnerships on, CAn; Karen Chartier, BA, MADS (ABA), Behavioral
neuropsychiatry, Johns hopkins hospital, Baltimore, Level: All services, lake ridge Community support services,
MD George E. Zukotynski, PhD, BCBA-D, tennessee Whitby, on, CAn; John Clarke, BA, MADS (ABA),
Self Injurious behavior is a major concern in the Department of intellectual and Developmental Behavior Management services York and simcoe, Barrie
management of persons with an intellectual disability Disabilities, nashville, tn; Melissa Sparks, BSN, on, CAn
diagnosis. It is a stress related behavior disorder tennessee Department of Mental health - This presentation will highlight a best practice model
that occurs most commonly in the most cognitively nashville, tn; Thomas Cheetham, MD, for specialized accommodations for individuals with
impaired and as a behavioral phenotype in Department of intellectual and Developmental an intellectual disability, mental health needs and/
neurogenetic syndromes. Treatment is challenging Disabilities, nashville, tn or challenging behaviors. The focus will be on the
and entails both behavioral and psychopharmaceutical Tennessee is recognizing the importance bio-psycho-social model focusing on person directed
interventions. of building partnerships between the planning; access and process; evaluation and discharge;
Departments of Mental Health and Intellectual/ and staffing and operations.
10:00–10:30 A.m. Developmental Disabilities. Representatives from
BREAK both departments describe the challenges of 12:00–1:15 P.m.
developing an effective partnership dedicated to
crisis support in 2011. “mAKING FRIENDS”
10:30 A.m.–12:00 P.m. luNChEON
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2) Alcohol, Drugs, Prison and Dual Diagnosis PRESENTATION
Level: All OF NADD AWARDS
F01 Restraint Reduction Models Sandra Scott, BA, 4 County Community Crisis
1.) Trauma Awareness and Reducing response program, Canadian Mental health
Restraint Use Association-peterborough, peterborough, on, 1:15–2:45 P.M.
Colleen Horton, MP Aff, policy program officer,
CAn; Cheryl Robinson, BS, 4 County Community
Crisis response program, fourCAst, peterborough,
hogg foundation for Mental health, Austin, tX on, CAn F07 Happy Trails: Overcoming Geographic and
Aversive behavior management techniques like This presentation, using a case study, will Systems Barriers
seclusion and restraint can create or exacerbate demonstrate how Forensics, Addictions, Mental Level: All
trauma, particularly for vulnerable populations. Health, and Developmental Services can Patti Turcotte, BA, BEd, Developmental Disabilities
This interactive workshop provides tools for using collaborate to support those with dual diagnosis service, north Bay regional health Centre north Bay,
trauma-informed care and positive behavior being released from incarceration. on, CAn; Lynne Marwick, BST, timiskaming health
supports to improve cultures of care. unit in partnership with DDs, timiskaming health unit,
F04 Neurobiology of Autistic Spectrum new liskeard on, CA; Sharon Chandler, BA, RPN,
2.) Grafton’s Minimization of Restraint Disorders: What Do All These Studies Really Developmental Disabilities service, north Bay regional
Initiative Mean? health Centre, north Bay on, CAn
Level: All Level: All The journey of creating a dual diagnosis psychiatric
Kimberly Sanders, MS; James Gaynor, MEd, Jarrett Barnhill, MD, DFAPA, FAACAP, university of outreach service across vast distances and with limited
Grafton, Winchester, VA north Carolina school of Medicine, Chapel hill, nC specialized human resources in Northern Ontario is
28th Annual Conference SChEDulE
captured through clinicians’ stories and case-based
examples. Clinical, systems, and philosophical
This presentation will describe the process and
benefits of DSP Certification. We will highlight
considerations are highlighted. ways for DSP’s to ethically take part in creating CONCURRENT SESSIONS
an environment which assists in building mental
F08 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM health for persons served. F13 Building Collaborative Systems:
1.) Mired in Methodology: Qualitative Filling Service Gaps
Research Needed! 2.) NADD’s Clinical Certification Level: All
Level: Intermediate Level: All Amy Greer, PhD, office for Citizens with Developmental
Stephanie A. Hayes, laurentian university, Daniel Baker, PhD, elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Disabilities, Department of health and hospitals,
sudbury, on, CAn; Elisa Radford-Paz, laurentian Developmental Disabilities, robert Wood Johnson Baton rouge, lA; Brandi Smiroldo, PhD, office for
university, sudbury, on, CAn; Shelley L. Watson, Medical school, uMDnJ, new Brunswick, nJ Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Department
PhD, laurentian university sudbury, on, CAn; This presentation will describe the process of of health and hospitals, Baton rouge, lA; Michael
Alex-Andrée Madore, french Catholic school Clinical Certification for professionals providing Kelly, BS, office for Citizens with Developmental
Board, sudbury, on, CAn clinical supports to persons with ID and MI. We Disabilities, Department of health and hospitals
This presentation will draw on three mixed will describe the various activities involved in hammond, lA
methods studies of the experience of parenting a becoming certified. Louisiana’s Office for Citizens with Developmental
child with a disability (specifically ASD, FASD and Disabilities Stabilization Unit (SU) fosters collaboration
NLD) in order to highlight the methodological F10 Creating Islands of Safety between residential/inpatient supports and community
challenges faced by researchers. Level: All support networks as a distinctive feature promoting
Diane Cox-Lindenbaum, ACSW, ridgefield, Ct maintenance of community placement and community
2.) Measuring Staff Characteristics to Promote Systems of care for abused and traumatized children/ capacity building for providers.
Consumer Care adolescents should adopt a comprehensive perspective
Level: Intermediate/Advanced into all aspects of the child/adolescent’s world view. F14 Achieving Inclusive Recreation Through
Kristin Read, MS; Michael Wolff, PhD, CAC; Treatment cannot be in a vacuum. The creation of Community Collaboration
Brian Rabian, PhD, the pennsylvania state partnerships within care systems can, in fact, relieve Level: All
university, psychological Clinic, university park, pA, the tremendous responsibility for change and healing Rebecca Mandal, PhD; Karen Sheridan, PhD, north
usA from the child/adolescent to families, clinical teams, lake resource Center on Developmental Disabilities,
The presentation will present the first phase and provider systems. The establishment of “Islands of hammond, lA
in the development of a measure of staff affect, Safety” in key life areas is a path to recovery. Through The Jambalaya Project is a grant initiative which
efficacy, attribution, and burnout. Further, collaboration, cooperation, and engagement, a formed 3 inclusive recreation leagues through the
associations between the measure and staff framework for creating an implementation for systemic success of community collaboration. Strategies on
mental health will be presented. change will be presented. Description of services will how to secure funding, build partnerships, recruit
be provided with an overview of the obstacles to a volunteers, and promote programs will be discussed.
3.) Inclusive Community Service and Travel system implementation.
Experiences F15 NADD ACCREDITATION PROGRAM (Part 2 of
Level: Intermediate F11 Medical Condition or Psychiatric/Behavioral 2 - refer to F09)
Shawn Love, Vanderbilt university, nashville, tn; Problem? Level: All
Jessica E. Solomon, research at the Vanderbilt Level: All John McGonigle, PhD, Western psychiatric institute
Kennedy Center, nashville, tn; Elizabeth Dykens, Ann R. Poindexter MD, Consultant, Conway, Ar and Clinic, university of pittsburgh, school of Medicine,
PhD, eunice Kennedy shriver-intellectual and Commonly found medical problems in persons with pittsburgh, pA; John Holderegger, MS, Mountain
Developmental Disability research Center, intellectual disability which may look like behavioral regional services, evanston, WY
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center university Center of problems or may make behavioral/psychiatric problems Presentation will focus on the NADD Accreditation
excellence on Developmental Disabilities, nashville, worse will be outlined and treatment issues will be Program effort to develop high quality standards that
tn addressed. monitor and maintain evidence-based interventions
This study measured attitudes of college and improve the quality of care of organizations that
students toward individuals with intellectual F12 Unlocking the Institutions: Innovations support individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and
disabilities, and the adaptive behavior skills and for People with Intellectual Disabilities and/or Mental Illness (ID/MI).
self-perception of individuals with intellectual Co-Occurring Psychiatric, Substance Use, and/or
disabilities before and after an inclusive travel Forensic Involvement F16 Collaborative Community Management of
and service experience. Level: All Personality Disorders
Roberta Chambers, PsyD; Avninder Anand, PhD, Level: All
F09 NADD CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS (Part 1 of 2) Anka Behavioral health, inc., Concord, CA Kenneth Boss, MD, FRCPC; Amy Betzner-Massana,
1.) DSP Certification: Who, How, and Why? This presentation will focus on innovative service BA Honours; Patti Turcotte, BA Edu, BA Honours
Level: All strategies for people with intellectual disabilities who Psych, Developmental Disabilities regional outreach
Deceil Moore, LCSW, Meridian services, Dunkirk, also have a co-occurring psychiatric, substance use, service, north Bay regional health Centre, north Bay,
in; Tony Thomas, national Alliance for Direct and/or forensic involvement. This includes the risk of on, CAn
support professionals (nADsp), Welcome institutionalization if not addressed. A review of the literature on personality disorder in
house inc. in Cleveland, oh; Melissa Cheplic, individuals with ID/DD will be followed by suggested
MPH, C.h.e.s., Boggs Center on Developmental approaches to community management with limited
Disabilities, robert Wood Johnson Medical school, resources (using case examples) and a consideration of
new Brunswick, nJ BREAK ethical issues.
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F17 SCHOOL-BASED COLLABORATION serve the mental health needs of students with
1.) Collaborative Dual Diagnosis Services: developmental disabilities. This presentation will
School Partnerships describe the advantages and challenges of inter-
Level: All professional collaboration.
Michael Wolff, PhD, CAC; Kristin Read, MS;
Brian Rabian, PhD penn state psychological F18 Systems Collaboration: Building ID/MI
Clinic, university park, pA Treatment Models
This presentation will focus on a successful Level: Intermediate/Advanced
model bringing together an array of service Bruce Wexler, MS, MFT, fred finch Youth Center, lemon
systems supporting students with dual Grove, CA
diagnosis. Specific focus will be placed on This presentation will review the essential collaboration
collaborative partnerships and bringing key between Fred Finch Youth Center, the San Diego
stakeholders to the table. Regional Center, County Mental Health, Child Welfare
Services, and local Special Education departments that
2.) Meitheal: Working Together in Schools created a successful ID/MI program.
Bruce Gordon, PhD; Kathryn Day, B Ed;
Rosanne Kerr M Ed, Greater saskatoon Catholic 4:45 P.m.
schools, saskatoon, CAn
Meitheal is a school-based clinic where health
care professionals and teachers work together to
NashVillE, TENNEssEE 2011 EVENT highlighTs:
Make Nashville part of your favorite playlist… Hear Melodies and Create Memories
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar food & more! Thursday, November 3, 2011; 5-8pm Bill Historical Center; October 22, 2011-February 26, 2012.
Bar & Dinner only; Free Admission Phone: 615-294-5441 One hundred years after Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show,
2525 West End, Nashville, TN 37203 21 Avenue @ Belcourt Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 visitors are invited to experience the West through displays
615-342-0131; www.flemingssteakhouse.com firstname.lastname@example.org of art, Plains Indian artifacts, Wild West show objects, and
firearms—all parts of the epic stories of the West.
Boundary Restaurant Ghost and Haunt Tours 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37205
Bar & Dinner only: 5pm $18/Adult; Ongoing; Nightly 9pm 615-353-9827; www.cheekwood.org
911 20th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 Sheraton Nashville Downtown
615-321-3043; pansouth.net/boundry 623 Union Street, Nashville, TN 37219 Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
(615) 884-3999; www.nashvilleghosttours.com Sing Me Back Home is the Country Music Hall of Fame®
Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Museum’s permanent exhibit, an exciting, multi-layered
Bar & Dinner only Hotel Restaurant: Football Game journey through the life of country music. Ongoing, Daily
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel-Nashville Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts - Sun, 10/30, 12:00 PM CDT 9am-5pm, $19.99/Adult, $17.99/Seniors(55+)/Students
2100 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 Home: LP Field - Cincinnati Bengals, Sun, 11/06, 3:05 PM CST 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 615-416-2001
615-320-0163; www.ruthchris.com Home: LP Field countrymusichalloffame.org
Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre The Larry Keeton Theatre The Hermitage
Southern Fried Funeral The All Night Strut! A classy, sassy musical celebration of the The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson
Osborne & Eppler’s hit comedy at Chaffin’s Barn’s stage! 1930s and ‘40s. November 3-19, 2011 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Nashville, TN 37076
Oct 20 – Nov 26, 2011 Tues-Sat 8pm, buffet 6-7:30 pm. Thurs – Sat 7 pm; Sun 2pm, $26/ticket; $21/show only ticket Adults/Seniors: $17.00
General Admission (dinner, show, & soft drinks) - $50/ 108 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN 37214 615-889-2941 ext. 212; email@example.com
Adults. Show Only (show & soft drinks) - $33/Adults (plays) 615-883-8375; www.larrykeetontheatre.org
$38/Adults (musicals) 2011 Grand Ole Opry Show Schedule
8204 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221 Frist Center for the Visual Arts Fridays: 7:00pm, Saturdays: 7:00pm & *9:30pm
615-646-9977; www.dinnertheatre.com To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum Tuesdays: 7:00pm (March 1 - Dec.13) (* on select days)
explores the ancient Egyptian belief that proper preparation
The Wildhorse Saloon could enable a person to overcome the finality of death. Grand Ole Opry
The Wildhorse Saloon turned a three-level historic Oct 7 2011- Jan 8, 2012 2804 Opryland Drive
warehouse into a 66,000 square foot live music and dance Nashville, TN 37214
destination. The Wildhorse is simultaneously a restaurant, A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from Bob Phone: 615-871-OPRY
bar, concert site, dance venue and TV studio. Annually, more Jones University Museum & Gallery presents 28 Renaissance Groups of 20 or more: (615) 871-5043
than 1.5 million music fans stampede to the Wildhorse to paintings from one of the most renowned Old Master collec-
have a great meal, catch the hottest concerts and learn the tions in the United States. Sept 9, 2011 – Feb 5, 2012 Nashville, MTA (Local Transportation)
newest dance steps. firstname.lastname@example.org
120 2nd Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37201 Tennessee State Museum (615) 862-5950, (615) 880-3286 TTY,
General Information Line (615) 902-8200 Ongoing Tues-Sat 10:00am-5:00pm; Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm fax (615) 880-3297 130 Nestor St., Nashville, TN 37210.
Wildhorse Concert Tickets (615) 902-8211 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243 http://www.nashvillemta.org/
Free Admission, 615-741-2692 www.tnmuseum.org
Hillsboro Village Art Walk Gray Line Shuttles Airport /Hotel
First Thursday of each month Hillsboro Village Shops & Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art *See brochure page 15
restaurants host an assortment of artists, bands, raffles, Visions of the American West: Masterworks from the Buffalo
schedule at a glance
28th Annual Conference SChEDulE
SChEDulE AT-A-GlANCENADD 24th Annual Conference
thursDAy, November 3
7:00 Registration opens
7:30- 8:30 Breakfast Consultations This
a. Proposed New Diagnostic Criteria and Naming of Intellectual Disability in DSM5 and ICD-11 – James Harris, MD session may have
particular inter a
b. Psychopharmacology and Medical Conditions in ID: What the Acknowledged Experts Think – Julie Gentile, MD es
family membert to
8:45-9:30 Welcome from the Conference Co-Chairpersons, Presidential Welcome and Opening Remarks, General Membership Meeting s
as well as
9:30-10:30 Plenary Session: Serving People with Intellectual Disabilities & Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders: Insights from Positive Psychology – Elisabeth Dykens, PhD
11:00-12:30 THERAPY APPROACH ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM MODEL COUNSELING & THERAPY COLLABORATION FAMILY PARTNERSHIPS
Positive Identity & SYSTEMS Assistance Children Services Organizational Independence of
Development Systems Linkage Response Team & Transition Collaboration Young Adults
Karen Harvey Approach Susan Smith Brian Tallant Skill Building Laurie Raymond
Joan Beasley Lee Dalphonse
T01 T02 T03 T04 T05 T06
12:30-1:45 Lunch on your own
12:30- 1:45 Family Committee/Family Networking Meeting
12:30- 1:45 Committee Meetings: Membership, US Policy, Canadian Policy, Research, National Start Team, TN-NADD Annual Meeting
1:45 - 3:15 RESTRAINT REDUCTION OFFENDERS - PART 1 COUNSELING & THERAPY COLLABORATION STAFF TRAINING
Behavioral and ID in the Criminal Group Therapy PRGRAM MODEL Effective Skills
Organizational Justice System Youth with Aspergers Strategies Across for Dealing with
David Lennox 1> Marc Goldman Eric Dykstra Systems Families
2> Dawn Deaner Peggy Webb J. Dale Munro
T07 T08 T09 T10 T11
3:15 - 3:45 Break
3:45- 5:15 COUNSELING & THERAPY DRUG RESEARCH OFFENDERS - PART 2 PROGRAM MODEL COLLABORATION DEMENTIA & ID
Dialectical Behavior SYMPOSIUM Investigating Employment/ PROGRAM MODEL National Task Group
Therapy Partnerships 1> Robert Pary Capital Cases Retention with ASD Community Lucille Esralew
Julia Brown 2> Chris Baglio 2> Dawn Deaner 1> Karen Berkman Reintegration
3> Tanya Sokolowski 3> Gregory Olley 2> Karen Weigle Michael Mayer
T12 T14 T15 T16 T17
5:15 Registration Closes
5:30 - 7:00 NADD Welcome/ 28th Annual Celebration, Annual Poster Session & Silent Auction
6:00 - 6:30 TN-NADD Membership Table (at the reception)
6:30 - 7:30 Special Interest Group Meetings: Psychpharmacology, Psychotherapy
FriDAy, November 4
7:15 Registration opens
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Consultations
a. Family and Environmental Stress in Relation to Psychiatric Disorders in Persons with Intellectual Disabilities – Elisabeth Dykens, PhD
b. Sexuality and Mental Wellness – Dorothy Griffiths, PhD
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome from the NADD Chief Executive Officer, Robert J. Fletcher – Presentation of the Frank J. Menolascino Award
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary Session: New Insights into Deliberate Self Harm and Self Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disability – James Harris, MD
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 RESTRAINT REDUCTION STAFF TRAINING CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES DIAGNOSIS & ASSESSMENT THERAPY & DRUGS COLLABORATION
MODELS Clinical Education Emergency Services Neurobiology of ASD Grief/Loss Treatment Approach
1> Collen Horton Partnership 1> George Zukotynski Jarrett Barnhill Pschotherapy Marnelle McDermott
2> Kim Sanders Training Model 2> Sandra Scott Pharmacotherapy
F01 Anne Hurley F02 F03 F04 Julie Gentile F05 F06
12:00 - 1:15 “You’ve Got To Have Friends” Luncheon: Presentation of Awards
1:15 - 2:45 OVERCOMING RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM NADD ACCREDITATION COUNCIL & THERAPY DIAGNOSIS & ASSESMENT PROGRAM MODEL
SYSTEM BARRIERS 1> Stephanie Hayes PART 1 Child Trauma MI or Psychiatric/ Unlocking the
Happy Trails 2> Kristin Read 1> Deceil Moore - DSP Diane Cox-Lindenbaum Behavioral Problem Institutions
Patti Turcotte 3> Jessica Solomon 2> Daniel Baker - Clinical Ann Poindexter Roberta Chambers
F07 F08 F09 F10 F11 F12
2:45 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:45 COLLABORATION COMMUNITY NADD ACCREDITATION COMMUNITY SCHOOL BASED COLLABORATION
Filling in Service Gaps PARTNERSHIP PART 2 MANAGEMENT COLLABORATION Building ID/MI
Amy Greer Inclusive Recreation 3> John McGonigal Personal Disorders 1> Michael Wolff Treatment Models
League Certification Survey Kenneth Boss 2> Bruce Gordon Bruce Wexler
F13 F14 F15 F16 F17 F18
4:45 Conference Closes
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Seeking nominationS For:
NADD, an association for persons with
developmental disabilities and mental health
needs, is a not-for-profit membership association
The Earl l. loschen Award for Clinical Practice established for professionals, care providers, and
families to promote understanding of and services
Purpose of the Award The Earl L. Loschen for Clinical Practice Award will
be given to a person whose contribution in the area of clinical practice for individuals who have developmental disabilities
has resulted in significant improvement in the quality of life for individuals and mental health needs.
with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as mental health
needs. The Award will be presented at the 28th Annual NADD Conference The mission of NADD is to advance mental wellness
held in Nashville, Tennessee November 2-4, 2011.
Criteria for Selection A professional whose dedication and work have for persons with developmental disabilities through
resulted in the provision of excellent clinical services to individuals who the promotion of excellence in mental health
have intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as mental health care. NADD is recognized as the world’s leading
needs. organization in providing educational services,
Frank J. menolascino Award for Excellence training materials, and conferences in the area of
dual diagnosis. It has an extensive array of resources
Purpose of Award including books, CDs, DVDs, and other related
This prestigious award is given annually to promote excellence in the field educational and training materials.
of dual diagnosis in the memory of Dr. Frank J. Menolascino. The Award
will be presented at the 28th Annual NADD Conference held in Nashville,
Tennessee November 2-4, 2011. Additionally, NADD sponsors regional, annual, and
international conferences, offers teleconferences,
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follow these instructions to register for the conference. registration is also available online at www.thenadd.org.
1. In Part 1 of the Conference Registration Form, section should be used if you are registering for December 31, 2012. Individual membership is
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indicate your member number. All registrants the Friday Luncheon, and a copy of the Confer- Bulletin and quarterly Journal of research in
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8. Join NADD and save, wherever applicable, on istration Form. Faxed registrations must include
5. In Part 5, circle the appropriate fee and write the credit card information in order to be processed.
Amount Due in line with your circled fee. This the form. NADD membership is valid through
Registration Form to attend the Conference until all registration fees are Questions?
Three Ways to Register: paid in full or until the Conference registrar receives If you have any questions about the Conference
1) On-line at www.thenadd.org 2) Mail 3) Fax an official confirmation (purchase order or other program, speakers, sessions, or arrangements,
Registration will be accepted until Wednesday, document) that the proper fees will be paid in full. contact: NADD, 132 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401
October 19, 2011. At that time pre-registration will Cancellation Policy Phone: (845) 331-4336, (800) 331-5362, Fax: (845)
close and registration will be on-site only. All forms A cancellation fee of 25% will be charged for all 331-4569, e-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.
must include a method of payment. For credit card cancellations made before October 7, 2011. Refunds thenadd.org
payments, registration is encouraged online at www. will not be given for cancellations received after Conference Etiquette
thenadd.org. Faxed forms (845-331-4569) must October 7, 2011. All cancellations must be submitted It is difficult to maintain room temperatures that
include check numbers and/or credit card numbers in writing. Registrants who fail to attend and who do are comfortable for all participants, and conference
in the payment area in order to be processed. If a not cancel prior to October 7, 2011, are liable for the attendees should be aware that room temperatures
check is being sent separately, registrant name(s) entire Conference registration fee. You may, if you will vary throughout the conference center. A light
and conference date MUST be included. Do not mail wish, send a substitute. If sending a substitute, you sweater or jacket is helpful when room temperatures
registration forms that have already been faxed. We must contact the NADD office prior to the Conference. become too cool. Participants are asked to turn off
urge people to pre-register due to limited space and Cancellation Liability cell phones and beepers when attending workshops
to ensure your choice of concurrent sessions. On-site If NADD must cancel the Conference for any reason, or to change them to a silent signal if necessary.
registration is available, but may be limited. NADD’s liability is limited to the return of the Please step outside of the room when responding to
U.S. Tax Information Conference fee. a page or call.
Conference registration fees are not deductible as
charitable contributions for U.S. federal income tax Volunteers needed
purposes. However, they may be deductible under
other provisions of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
Volunteers are needed at the conference for the to volunteer their time wherever needed and not attend
When to Pay Registration Fees registration desk, the NADD Exhibit Table, and as any sessions are welcome and appreciated as well.
Payment is due at time of registration. The Conveners (room monitors). Volunteers will be assigned
registration fee due is the fee in effect when to each area as needed. Individuals who volunteer may For more information on volunteering (process, sign
payment is received in the NADD office. attend for the day or days at a discounted, flat registration up form, etc.), please see the NADD website. The cut-
fee of $50.00 per day. This fee does not include off to receive the appropriate paperwork to volunteer
Meeting Credentialing is Friday, September 9, 2011. Volunteers’ requests
No registrant will be credentialed (receive his or her additional options, such as Breakfast Consultations and
Continuing Education Fees. Individuals who would like received after this date will be processed based on
admission badge and registration packet) or allowed availability.
12 november 2 - 4, 2011 • nashville, tn
REGISTRATION INFORmATION 28th Annual Conference
28th Annual Conference • November 2 - 4, 2011
3 Easy Ways to Register: 1) Online at www.thenadd.org 2) Mail 3) Fax
Registration will be accepted until Wednesday, October 19, 2011. At that time pre-registration will close and registration will be on-site
only. All forms must include a method of payment. For credit card payments registration is encouraged online at www.thenadd.org.
Faxed forms (845-331-4569) must include check numbers and/or credit card numbers in the payment area in order to be processed. If
a check is being sent separately, registrant name(s) and conference date muST be included. Do not mail registration forms that
have already been faxed. We urge people to pre-register due to limited space and to ensure your choice of concurrent sessions. On-site
registration is available, but may be limited.
1. Please Print Name legibly for ID Badge
Employer, Agency, or Organization _________________________________________________________________________
City___________________________________________________State or Province_________________Zip+4 ___________
Country: r U.S. r Canada r Other: _____________________________________________________________________
NADD Member #_______________________________
Please fill in the contact information below.
Daytime telephone __________________________________________Daytime fax _________________________________
E-mail address _________________________________________________________________________________________
2. If you have a special need that might require special materials or services, or have food allergies, please provide specific information
about your needs: _________________________________________________________________________________________
3. Pre-Conference Symposia: If you are attending a Symposium, indicate which session(s) you will be attending:
WEDNESDAY 9:00 A.m. - 12:15 P.m.
r PRE-CON I - The NADD ACCREDITATION / CERTIFICATION PROGRAm (ID-mh) – Donna McNelis, PhD
r PRE-CON II - uS Policy Issues affecting Children and Adults with IDD, mh and ASD – Terrence McNelis, MPA
r PRE-CON III - The Dm-ID and Case Illustrations – Robert J. Fletcher, DSW, ACSW
WEDNESDAY 1:30 P.m. - 4:45 P.m.
r PRE-CON IV- monitoring Treatment with Psychoactive medication for Patients with ID and ASDs – Laurie Charlot, PhD
r PRE-CON V- Genes, misunderstanding, and Rights: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Sexuality & Disability – Shelley Watson, PhD
r PRE-CON VI- Serving Persons with Prader-Willi: An Interagency Community Partnership – Elizabeth Roof, MA, LPE
4. Please register me for the following concurrent sessions (only one per time slot):
(Appropriate sessions must be checked for registration form to be processed.)
Thursday 11:00 - 12:30 r T01 r T02 r T03 r T04 r T05 r T06
Thursday 1:45 - 3:15 r T07 r T08 r T09 r T10 r T11
Thursday 3:45 - 5:15 r T12 r T13 r T14 r T15 r T16 r T17
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 r F01 r F02 r F03 r F04 r F05 r F06
Friday 1:15 - 2:45 r F07 r F08 r F09 r F010 r F11 r F12
Friday 3:15 - 4:45 r F13 r F14 r F15 r F16 r F17 r F18
28th Annual Conference REGISTRATION FORm
Please register me in the following manner: 9/30 and Before After 9/30 Amount Due
5. Total Registration Package (3 days)
Includes Pre-Conference Symposia, Conference fee, Proceedings and Friday Luncheon
NADD Members Join & Save! $435 $470 $ __________________
Co-Sponsoring Agency Member or Employee* $500 $540 $ __________________
(*member of or employed by a sponsoring agency)
Nonmembers $550 $590 $ __________________
Family/Consumer/Student (Copy of Student ID required) $320 $350 $ __________________
5a. Single Day Registration/Full-Day Pre-Conference Symposia
Includes Conference fee, Proceedings and Friday Luncheon (if that day is attended)
NADD Members Join & Save! $185 $205 $ __________________
Co-Sponsoring Agency Member or Employee* $210 $230 $ __________________
Nonmembers $240 $265 $ __________________
Family/Consumer/Student (Copy of Student ID required) $125 $145 $ __________________
* If you are a member of or employed by a sponsoring agency, please fill in the organization name and member number (if applicable).
See front cover for co-sponsoring agencies. please note: All registration payments, including checks, in us currency. thank you!
Organization _____________________________________________________________ Member # _______________________________
6. Breakfast Consultations
See the Conference schedule for details. Space is limited to 30 persons per Breakfast Consultation session.
Please indicate your first and second choice (1 being first, and 2 being second).
r Thursday A_______ B________ $35 per session $ __________________
r Friday A_______ B________ $35 per session $ __________________
7. Type of Continuing Education Credit (CEU) desired (choose one ONLY). Please see the Continuing Education Credits section on inside
cover for descriptions. *please note there is a flat fee of $50.00 to apply for Ceu’s in the below disciplines.
r AMA r APA r ASWB* r NBCC r PSNA r CEU
*License ID # _________________
7a. Continuing Education (CEu) Credit Fee $ 50 $ __________________
JOIN NOW AND SAVE ON CONFERENCE REgISTRATION!
8. Join NADD now and receive membership through December 31, 2012. You can also register for the Conference at the reduced NADD
r Individual membership $ 125 $ __________________
r Family/Consumer/Student membership $ 60 $ __________________
r Organization membership* $ 600/$800* $ __________________
* $600-budgets from $0-3 million, $800- budgets over $3 million
9. Please check the method of payment below: FIN number 22-2623143
r Payment enclosed. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: NADD
Check / PO # ____________________
r Please charge to my credit card r MasterCard r VISA r Discover please note: All credit card charges will be in us currency.
Card Number: |___|___|___|___| |___|___|___|___| |___|___|___|___| |___|___|___|___|
Exp. Date: |___|___| / |___|___| Signature: _______________________________________________________
10. TOTAl ENClOSED - US Currency Only $
11. mail registration form and payment to:
NADD, 132 Fair Street, Kingston, New York 12401-4802
Fax registration form to: (845) 331-4569 (Faxed forms must include credit card information in order to be processed.)
For further information call: (845) 331-4336 or (800) 331-5362 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thenadd.org
a l l r e g I s t r at I o n f e e s a r e I n u s c u r r e n c y
14 november 2 - 4, 2011 • nashville, tn
NADD SChOlARShIP INFORmATION 28th Annual Conference
NADD 28th Annual Conference Scholarship Support NADD Tennessee (TN-NADD)
An association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health The NADD Tennessee Chapter will be sponsoring scholarships to cover the cost
needs, NADD supports the inclusion of persons with disabilities, their families, as of the registration fee to attend the conference. Eligible applicants will be from
well as staff members. To this end, a limited number of scholarships are available the state of Tennessee and may be family members or consumers with disabili-
to help defray the cost of the conference for those who would otherwise not be ties, students, and or direct support staff members in the field.
able to attend. This support is expected to be in the form of a registration reduc-
tion or waiver, and requests for other assistance will be considered. Scholarship Submission Procedures
go to the NADD website, www.thenadd.org, and fill out and submit the scholar-
NADD Family Committee ship submission form. If needed, please call the NADD office, and we will send
The NADD Family Committee is pleased to offer scholarship funds for registra- you the form. Due to the limited number of scholarships, we encourage you to
do so as soon as possible. Requests received prior to September 1, 2011 will
tion fee waivers. Please specify the registration fee waiver amount. These regis-
be given first priority.
tration scholarships are supported through the fundraising efforts of the Family
Issues Committee by the holding of silent auctions.
For those who receive scholarship funds, expenses will be reimbursed after the
Conference and to those scholarship recipients who attended the conference.
The Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities Please submit all receipts to the NADD office at the same time, no later than
The Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities is delighted to offer schol- two (2) weeks after the Conference. Upon receipt of the required information, a
arship fee waivers to attend the conference. Eligible applicants can be family reimbursement check will be sent to cover the approved expenses.
members or consumers with disabilities only who reside in Tennessee and do
not work in the field even if they have a disability. Notification of scholarship approval will be sent by email by Sept. 30, 2011.
hotel & traVel InformatIon — nashVIlle, tn
Conference Location: Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - Nashville, 2100 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.
For info about Nashville, visit: www.visitmusiccity.com or www.thenadd.org. Nashville’s average temperature in November is 40-60 degress with a mild climate.
Hotel Information published rate for Self Parking is $21 a day. Valet parking is $25 a day. Day Rates:
Take center stage in music city in a chart-topping location, the Loews Vanderbilt 0-1/2 Hour $4, $4 each additional 1/2 hour. All rates are plus tax and prices subject to
Hotel-Nashville is located 15 minutes from Nashville International Airport (BNA), change without notice. The Parking Garage is open 24 hours a day.
right across from Vanderbilt University, one mile to Music Row and only minutes
to downtown and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is a hub Transportation
of genuine Southern hospitality mingled with sophisticated comforts and on-cue Airport Shuttle Bus Transportation Discount – Gray Line Airport Express can provide
services. Skyline views of Nashville accent the gracious style of the city’s most shuttle service from: Nashville International Airport (BNA), Nashville TN to the Loews
generous guest rooms that have hosted virtually every visiting music star. Dining Vanderbilt Hotel-Nashville bus stop.
options range from delicious Southern Fusion to legendary, classic steakhouse, Ruth’s Location for Pick-Up: from BNA go to Ground Transportation, Gray Line has a booth
Chris Steak House, and nightly entertainment accompanies vibrant conversation in on the ground floor (to the left of the glass entrance/exit doors).
the hotel’s sophisticated, friendly lobby lounge. Also located at the hotel is a Harold Bus transportation service between 6:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.; buses depart from
Kraus Art Gallery and Sundry Gift Shop. airport every 15-20 minutes, from hotel 20 minutes past the hour and 10 minutes til
the hour for P/U, 7 Days a week.
Reservations/Group Rates At the BNA ticket counter, Mention: NADD: Rates are $12.00 one-way, $16.00
Conference Dates: November 2 - 4, 2011 roundtrip. NOTE: rates available 3 days before and after the official conference dates.
Rates: Single/Double Occupancy $169.00, rates are subject to state and local taxes. Advance reservations are not required.
Rates will be available until Monday, October 10, 2011. NOTE: Please ensure that your entire luggage is accessible to the drivers to load prior
Reservations: 888-575-6397 Mention: NADD to departure. More information: Phone 615-883-5555, www.graylinenashville.com
NADD Link on-line reservations: See NADD website www.nadd.org/28th/
click: www.loewshotels.com/en/Vanderbilt-Hotel/GroupPages/NADD Group Car Rental Discount Rates
(Automatic Group code is displayed). Group Rates available from: Oct. 30, - Nov. 7, Make reservations: Phone: 1-800-654-2240 or
2011. NOTE: 3 days before and after the official conference dates, reservations will 0n-line: www.hotelplanner.com/Rental-Car-Reservations
be accepted on a space available basis. Check In: 3 p.m. / Check Out: 12 p.m. Choose “I’m attending an event”. Pick Hertz Group Rates. Pick Airport BNA, or other
location. Determine dates, check rates, make a car selection.
Other Reservation Terms Enter the CV (convention number) 047z0001
All reservations must be guaranteed with a debit or major credit card. The hotel Remember to print your confirmation number, bring with you to Hertz check in desk.
requires a credit card imprint upon check-in. Guaranteed reservations will be held for BNA Airport location: Short Term Garage Rental Car Lot
night of arrival only. Any reservations requiring cancellation must be cancelled
24 hours in advance. Individuals who fail to cancel or arrive on the confirmed date
will be charged at the group rate for one (1) night plus tax.
The hotel is 15 minutes from Nashville International Airport, features 340 guest Loews
rooms including 14 luxury suites, 3 concierge floors, Fitness Center, Business Center,
Concierge service, 24 hour room service and Sundry Shop. The hotel is offering
Photo courtesy of
discounted Parking Fees of 50 % off for Overnight & Local NADD guests. Regular Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - Nashville
132 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401-4802
Return Service Requested
Exhibit SpacE DM-iD:
iS availablE The Diagnostic Manual-Intellectual Disability (DM-ID):
A Textbook of Diagnosis of Mental Disorders in Persons
Exhibit at NADD’s with Intellectual Disability and the DM-ID Diagnostic
Manual-Intellectual Disability (DM-ID): A Clinical Guide of
28 Annual Conference!
Diagnosis of Mental Disorders in Persons with Intellectual
Disability are now available. The Manuals were developed
Exhibit space includes one 6’ draped table and two chairs,
plus one complimentary registration (Thurs. - Fri.).
by NADD in association with the APA. They are designed
to facilitate an accurate DSM-IV-TR diagnosis in persons
A Literature Display Area is also available.
who have intellectual disabilities and to provide a
thorough discussion of the issues involved in reaching an
Online submission forms:
For more information visit www.DMID.org
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