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Screening and Assessing for Trauma with Children That Have Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

12:00pm - October 19, 2022 thru 1:00pm - October 19, 2022
Mid-America MHTTC
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Children with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) are more likely to experience traumatic events and it is important to understand the impact of trauma of these children. This 1-hour webinar will define and explore trauma-informed care with children with IDD and ways to screen these children for trauma in primary care settings.



  • Define intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
  • Discuss how traumatic experiences may affect children with IDD
  • Discuss trauma-informed care with children with IDD
  • Determine ways to screen and assess for trauma with children with IDD


Presented by: Allison “Alli” Morton, PhD

Allison "Alli" Morton

Allison “Alli” Morton, PhD, LMHP, PLP, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She recently earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Texas Tech University and completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Morton provides clinical services in an integrated behavioral health clinic at Children’s Physicians Creighton. Her clinical and research interests center around the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices with children and adolescents, particularly in relation to trauma. Dr. Morton also has an active interest in promoting resilience following traumatic events and fostering use of positive parenting practices in primary care and outpatient settings.





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In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. This activity has been approved for 1.0 credit hour of continuing education credit.