Basic Conservatorship Training Video
The Five Golden Rules of Conservatorships
From the Office for Continuous Professional Development at Vanderbilt University
Appropriate Use Of Psychotropic Medications For People With IDD: Helping Individuals Get The Best Behavioral Health Care
To help improve health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in partnership with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and TennCare, the state Medicaid agency, has created training for primary care providers with a parallel track to inform families and other caregivers. The training is comprised of 8 brief modules which total one and a half hours. Topics include: communication, common physical health issues, approach to challenging behavior, autism spectrum disorder, non-pharmacologic approaches and the use of psychotropic medications for challenging behavior. The training requires free online registration, and there is no cost for CME/CPD credits: AAFP Prescribed hours, AMA PRA 1 credits and American Psychological Association credits. Additional educational materials without study credits are also available.