Introduction to Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities: Considerations for Youth And Families | Children's Behavioral Health Program Series

Presenter: Elaine Brown, Ph.D.

Online CME Credit

Fee: $0.00

Provides 0.50 hour of CE/CME credit (Presented on November 15, 2021; Reviewed November 1, 2022; Expires October 31, 2024)


This session topic is part of a four-part series presented by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services focused on the core elements of children's behavioral health. To view all session topics in this series, please click on the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Children's Behavioral Health Program Series.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize what is meant by intellectual and developmental disability including discussing systems of support and examples of developmental disabilities
  • Define particular needs related to family and community life including health, medical, education, vocation, and individual rights
  • Describe how to access resources in the community to support the overall health and well-being of youth and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Program Support

The State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services (D.C.F.S.) – Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Grant is responsible for payment to secure Continuing Medical Education (C.M.E.) units for these Online Training Videos. State of Nevada, DCFS – Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Grant staff will not profit in any way from participant viewing of these four Online Training Videos and Grant funds are managed in accordance with the ACGME Standards for Commercial Support.

This program is supported by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,198,584 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit