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                                                                                                                       28th Annual
                    Photo courtesy of Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - Nashville

                                                                                                                        Conference &
                                                                                                                       Exhibit Show
                                                                                                                  Building Partnerships
                                                                                                                      for Successful
                                                                                                                    Service Systems::
                                                                                                                     “You’ve got to
                                                                                                                   have Friends” ID/ MH
               For people with intellectual
               and developmental disabilities

                                                                                                                   NOVEMBER 2-4,2011
                                                                                  AmericAn AcAdemy of
                                                                           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
                                                                                                                                                                             philadelphia, pA
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Michael Schroeder, MSW
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Columbus, oh
                             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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aurora, Co
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
    co-occurring disorders;
                                                                                                                        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
for physicians.
                                                                                                                        [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
                                                                                                                        continuing education.
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
                                                                                              Mental Retardation.

                                                             is excited to be leading the field in assuring quality       accurate psychiatric diagnosis.
TuEsDay, NovEMbEr 1                                          standards for North America.
                                                                                                                          12:15–1:30 P.m.
  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
                                                                                                                           PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIA
  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	                                                                                                                                                                     3
    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,
                                                                  WElCOmING ADDRESS:
     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
                                                            12:30–1:45 P.m.
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.
                                                                                                                          CONCURRENT SESSIONS
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.	                                                                                                                                                                     5
    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;
                                                                5:15 p.m.
                                                                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
                                                              learning.                                                     Approach
 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.
    Level: All
    Colleen Horton, MP Aff, policy program officer,
                                                                    CAn; Cheryl Robinson, BS, 4 County Community
                                                                    Crisis response program, fourCAst, peterborough,
                                                                                                                             CONCURRENT SESSIONS
    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	                                                                                                                                                                       7
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     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
                                                                                                                              3:15–4:45 P.M.
     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
                                                                  2:45–3:15 p.m.
         Disabilities, robert Wood Johnson Medical school,                                                                    resources (using case examples) and a consideration of
         new Brunswick, nJ                                        BREAK                                                       ethical issues.

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                                                                                       SChEDulE                                                                               28th Annual Conference

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.
    Level: All
    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
                                                                        CONFERENCE ClOSES
    care professionals and teachers work together to

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                          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;                                                 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;
        911 20th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212                      Sheraton Nashville Downtown
        615-321-3043;                              623 Union Street, Nashville, TN 37219                             Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
                                                                        (615) 884-3999;                       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;                                 Home: LP Field                                          

        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;
        Adults. Show Only (show & soft drinks) - $33/Adults (plays)     615-883-8375;
        $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;                             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.                                                                                                     
        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               
                                                                        Free Admission, 615-741-2692
        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
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        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
 10:30-11:00         Break
 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
                  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
                                                 Rebecca Mandal
                                             F13                     F14                               F15                            F16                          F17                      F18
 4:45                Conference Closes

10                                                                                                                                          november	2	-	4,	2011	•		nashville,	tn
                                                                                                                                  28th Annual Conference

        Seeking nominationS For:

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                                                                                     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,
Criteria for Selection                                                               and provides consultation services.
Candidate may be a provider of services to persons with intellectual
disabilities and mental health needs, an academician, a researcher,
a legislator, an educator, a communications media specialist, an                                  For more information on
administrator, a family member, or a person with intellectual disabilities.                     NADD visit
Candidates should support the ideals and mission of NADD but do not
need to be members of NADD in order to be nominated.                             k                                                                k
The Award may recognize and honor an individual:
• Whose outstanding service and unique efforts have made significant
advances in understanding and knowledge in the field of dual diagnosis;          k                                                                k
or                                                                                   Four great reasons to join:
• Whose efforts have called attention to the plight of individuals with dual
diagnosis and consequently enhanced the delivery of services; or                     1. Save on all NADD products
• Whose efforts have demonstrated outstanding leadership and
commitment to the field of dual diagnosis; or
                                                                                     2. Save on conference registrations              Join NADD
                                                                                     3. Receive NADD member benefits
• Whose efforts have resulted in an improved quality of life for a significant
                                                                                     4. Networking opportunities
number of persons with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs;
The Award may recognize and honor an individual with intellectual                    Enjoy these great
disabilities or a family member who has made a distinctive and unique
contribution through which a significant number of persons with
                                                                                     members-only benefits:
intellectual disabilities and mental health needs has benefited from an              • nADD Bulletin subscription (bi-monthly)
improved quality of life.                                                            • Journal of Mental health research in intellectual
               Submission Guidelines for Both Awards
                                                                                       Disabilities (quarterly)
Please submit a one to two page statement indicating your reason(s) for              • NADD conference and training discounts
nominating a candidate to be considered for these awards. Also, submit               • NADD training and educational product discounts
the candidates name, address, telephone number, email address, and a
copy of the candidate’s CV. Please include your own email address as well.
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                                                                                     • Voting rights
Please submit your nomination of candidates for these awards by                              (see registration form for membership information)
September 1, 2011 to: NADD, 132 Fair Street, Kingston, New York                                           Join NADD today!
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     28th Annual Conference                      REGISTRATION INFORmATION
          follow	these	instructions	to	register	for	the	conference.	registration	is	also	available	online	at
      1. In Part 1 of the Conference Registration Form,               section should be used if you are registering for               December 31, 2012. Individual membership is
         print or type your first name, last name, and                the Total Registration Package only (Wed. –Fri.).               $125, Family/Consumer/Student membership is
         credentials (as you wish them to appear on                   This package includes your registration fees for                $60, organization membership is $600 or $800.
         your name badge). If you are a NADD member,                  the Pre-Conference Symposia, the Conference,                    Membership includes the bimonthly nADD
         indicate your member number. All registrants                 the Friday Luncheon, and a copy of the Confer-                  Bulletin and quarterly Journal of research in
         should fill in the employer, agency, or organiza-            ence Proceedings. You save the most money                       intellectual Disabilities, among other valuable
         tion (if applicable), address, city, state, zip code,        with this registration option.                                  benefits. If you join NADD now, you may take
         and country lines. Also, fill in your daytime tele-                                                                          advantage of the member registration fees im-
         phone number, fax number (if applicable), and           a. This section should be used if you want to pick                   mediately.
         e-mail address.                                            any single day option.
                                                                                                                                  9. Indicate the method by which you are paying the
      2. If you have a disability that may require spe-          6. If you want to attend a Breakfast Consultation,                  total fee in Part 9. Institution purchase orders
         cial materials or services, please indicate your           complete this section. Space is limited to 30 at-                require individual registration forms. Include
         specific needs in this section.                            tendees per session. Please indicate your first                  a copy of the purchase order with registration
                                                                    and second choice (1 being first and 2 being sec-                forms. If registering more than one individual on
      3. If you are attending a Pre-Conference Sympo-               ond, where applicable).                                          a purchase order, list each registrant’s name on
         sium, please indicate which you will attend.                                                                                the purchase order.
                                                                 7.    Indicate your choice for continuing education
      4. Please check the concurrent sessions that you                credits for this Conference.                                10. Specify the total enclosed.
         will attend each day (only one per time slot).
         This section must be filled out completely in or-       a. Please note that there is a flat fee of $50.00 for            11. Please send or fax your completed form along
         der for the registration to be processed.                  any of the Continuing Education disciplines.                      with payment to NADD, as indicated on the Reg-
                                                                 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

                                                                  general	InformatIon
      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 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:, Web: www.
      must include a method of payment. For credit card          cancellations made before October 7, 2011. Refunds     
      payments, registration is encouraged online at www.        will not be given for cancellations received after               Conference Etiquette 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                             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
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
     First____________________________________Last________________________________________Credentials _________
     Employer, Agency, or Organization _________________________________________________________________________
     Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________
     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 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	                                                                                                                                13
     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
            member rate.
            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

                                                                         PAYMENT METHOD
      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: Website:

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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,, 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: or 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,
NADD Link on-line reservations: See NADD website
click:                            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:
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.

Hotel Features:
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
                                                                                                                                              Vanderbilt Hotel
                                                                                                                                               Photo courtesy of
discounted Parking Fees of 50 % off for Overnight & Local NADD guests. Regular                                                                 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel - Nashville	                                                                                                                                                                     15
                                                                                                                                             NON Profit
                                                                                                                                            US Postage
                                                                                                                                            Kingston NY
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132 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401-4802
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                           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:
                                                                              accurate diagnosis.
                                                                                  For more information visit

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      The NADD 29th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show
                                                                                  October 17-19, 2012
                                                                                Omni Interlocken Resort
      ColorAdo                                                                              Broomfield, CO

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