The START National Training Institute (SNTI) is a multi-day training institute designed to bring innovative, evidence-based research and practices to the START network and partners. Team members from all START Programs are highly encouraged to attend the annual Training Institute along with any professionals seeking to improve their understanding intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health […]
Basic information about risks and benefits of using psychotropic medication for deciding whether or not to use psychotropic medications.
Basic training for primary care providers to prevent and manage behaviors related to mental health symptoms.
Basic training for primary care providers to properly address behavioral concerns and the needs of patients with disabilities.
A 2-page mood disorder screening tool to provide insight into an individual’s potential experience living with a mood disorder.
A 2-page screening tool to help provide basic insight into an individual’s experience with mental health.
Manual providing information to help screen for certain mental health experiences and determine needs.
The Skills System is a user-friendly set of emotion regulation skills, designed to help people of various ages and abilities, manage emotions. Learning how to regulate emotions enables us to be present in the moment and be more effective–even in stressful situations. Over- and under-reacting can cause more stress and problems. The Skills System helps […]
The understanding that people can be dually diagnosed with intellectual disability (ID) and mental illness is relatively recent. Up until the last 30 to 40 years, it was assumed that people with ID could not also have a mental illness, and behavioral challenges were seen as a consequence of cognitive limitations rather than possible symptoms […]
A collaborative project across 5 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) about how to support individuals with disabilities to be self-determined in their life and health.