What do you think is the most important thing that people need to know about Dual Diagnosis
(a person who has an intellectual disability and a mental health challenge)? Before we, as a system, can continue to
successfully incorporate Positive Approaches or Positive Practices, we must cultivate the one thing that predicts whether
those Positive Approaches and Positive Practices will be successful...a Positive Perspective.
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The Association of Behavioral Specialists
Members from the Southeastern Behavioral Specialist Forum have currently been spear-heading the development of an
independent association for clinicians who provide Behavioral Support Services
to the adult intellectual disability
throughout Pennsylvania. The Association of Behavioral Specialists is currently seeking clinicians
may desire to become a part of this newly developing association. Interested parties are asked to contact the Association
of Behavioral Specialists
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you support someone or have a family member who receives services through the Consolidated
or Person Family Directed-Support Waivers
DID YOU KNOW???
Did you know that a Current Annual Physical
and a Level of Care Assessment
must be completed in order to determine continued waiver program eligibility?
Annual physicals are a way to maintain one’s health. Information learned and shared during an annual physical can help identify
changes in a person’s overall well-being
, including changes affecting both physical
and mental health
conditions such as new diagnoses.
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