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North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision - Fall 2016 Conference
October 20-22 - Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport
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Saturday, October 22 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health: Training Counselors to Treat This Dual Diagnosis -#135

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As counselor educators, it is our role to prepare our students to be able to work with a wide variety of clients, including those with developmental disabilities, appropriately.  This presentation will give a brief overview of developmental disabilities and mental illness as well as specific ways in which counselor educators can integrate working with this population into already established courses, such as psychopathology and multicultural.  Ideas for lecture, experiential activities, peer teaching, and others tools will be discussed in order to help students prepare to work with this population. By adding these learning opportunities into the curriculum, counselor educators can better prepare their students to work with this growing and challenging population.  

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Saturday October 22, 2016 9:15am - 10:15am CDT
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