Registration: Responding to Individuals with Intellectual and or Developmental Disabilities Training for First Responders - Online Video

Location: Online
Presenter: Brittany Dayton, MPA

This training is designed for firefighters,EMTs/Paramedics, and law enforcement personnel and includes guidance on how to identify characteristics or behaviors of people with disabilities and best practices to respond to those individuals. This training is provided by the Washoe County Health District for first responders working with persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. This publication is supported by the Nevada Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities through grant funds though the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families CFDA #93.630. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NGCDD or Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This training has been approved for Continuing Education Credit (CEU) for fire/EMS personnel through REMSA's education department. Please allow 30 days from completion of training to receive your CEU certificate from the REMSA Training Center.

Continuing Education Hours: 1 CEUs

This training is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:


  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)


  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization.

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