START National Online Training Series

This annual, highly popular, supplemental training series is designed to provide innovative and topic-focused online training to START program members and their local community partners. Trainings from this series are released once a month to the START Network (typically on the 3rd Friday of each month) from September to April. These online trainings are free for participants and are facilitated by START program members in centralized locations within their service region so that all participants can learn as a group.  Please note, these trainings are only available to START programs and their local community partners. Refer to our Locations map to identify a START program in your area.

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Continuing Education Credit

Technical support is provided by the Center for START Services from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST on the day of each release date

4/20/18 Training Evaluation

Please click the link below to evaluate the April 20th National Online Training Series session. You must complete this evaluation to receive CEUs.

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2017-2018 START National Online Training Series Schedule

Click on any of the titles below to learn more about upcoming trainings.

September 15 | Disabling Segregation: Creating a Culture of Inclusion
Dan Habib, Filmmaker and Project Director, Institute on Disability at UNH

October 20 | Trauma During Childhood
Dr. Jill Hinton, Clinical Director, Center for START Services

November 17 | School-Based Mental Health Supports and the Interconnected Systems Framework
Don Kincaid, EdD, University of South Florida, College of Community and Behavioral Sciences

January 19 | Genetic Syndromes Associated with I/DD
Dr. Lauren R Charlot, Trainer & Consultant, Center for START Services

February 16 |  Surviving and Thriving: Health and Wellness as a Game Changer
Karen Luken, MS, Disability and Health Consultant, Medical Health Home Initiative

March 16 | Substance Use Among People with I/DD (2 Part Presentation)
Dr. Elspeth Slayter, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Salem State University

April 20 |  From Stability to Flourishing…. Practical Strategies for Promoting Mental Wellness
Dan Baker, PhD , Internal Reviewer & Successful Life Project Clinical Supervisor; Jensen/Olmstead Quality Assurance and Compliance Office, Minnesota Department of Human Services