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Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities and Sexual Offenders

Broadcast Date: January 28, 2015
Course Code: A101



Shawn McGill, MSW, LSW
President & CEO
Shawn McGill Consulting, Inc.

Ricky Moody, MS
Clinical Manager
Shawn McGill Consulting, Inc.


Program Description:

This training provides an overview of the evaluation and treatment of both adult and juvenile sexual offenders who are diagnosed with an intellectual disability, or who are co-morbidly diagnosed with an intellectual disability and mental health disorder. Throughout this training the participant will gather a firm understanding of how to effectively evaluate risk correlated with sexual offending behavior, as well as how to best treat and support the person through recovery. The training participant will gain a firm understanding of correct legal and clinical terminology used in treatment, as well as specific patterns that distinguish adult and juvenile offenders.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify risk factor types for sexual offenders.
  • Describe tools used to evaluate risk for both adult and juvenile offenders with IDD.
  • Examine motivational factors or frequent causes of sexual offending behaviors.
  • Identify common errors in evaluating risk and understanding key elements to community supervision.
  • Examine treatment strategies used in treating sexual offending behaviors and how to develop treatment goals for the person being supported.


Target Audience:

This introductory program is directed toward clinicians, criminal justice system professionals, and other professionals from both the mental health and intellectual disabilities treatment fields who work with consumers with dual disorders

Continuing Education Credits:

CADC 2.0

NCC 2.0

Psychologist 2.0
SW 2.0
CEU 0.2

We are pleased to offer CADC, NCC,  Psychologist, Social Work and CEU credits for this webcast.  Please download the test and application form before viewing the webcast:  (Adobe PDF); (MS-Word)

If you have questions, please contact
Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu.

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Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits



Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program. 



Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is solely responsible for all aspects of this program. This program is being offered for 2.0 continuing education hours.



Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. These programs are being offered for 2.0 continuing education credits.



The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC's Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist. These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC, and LMFT renewal.



Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming the indicated hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.


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