The Project FIND One-Day training is designed for individuals working on multi-disciplinary teams (MDT’s) and in other service organizations seeking to gain additional information about the risk factors, realities and strategies for working with individuals with disabilities and individuals with mental health disorders. The training is founded in forensic interviewing best practices with considerations and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity and cultural background. Similar to the Project FIND Two-Day Training, the one-day curriculum is designed to introduce MDT members and other service organization staff to practical applications for engaging and communicating with individuals with intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Physical Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Communication Disorders, Mental Health Disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders, Bipolar and Related Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Trauma-Related Disorders. Understanding the unique characteristics of these groups and the ability to communicate effectively is paramount in creating safe environments and supporting quality of life. Additionally, participants will be introduced to the basics of the FIND Model of Forensic Interviewing.
Number of Attendees: 150 Max
Number of Instructors: 1 for 1 days