ECHO IDD Programs

ECHO IDD Wraparound offers two virtual teleECHOTM program tracks:

  • ECHO IDD Wraparound – An Introduction* (November 10, 2021 – November 9, 2022)

    What: This track covers introductory topics to IDD, ASD, and behavioral health, e.g., introduction to autism, introduction to evaluation and diagnosis, available resources, and behavioral interventions.

    Who: Care coordinators, parent and peer partners, family and self-advocates, clinicians, and other professionals who are relatively new to working with children with IDD and behavioral health needs or for those who would like a refresher to the basics.

    When: Each virtual teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, begins on November 10th, 2021. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

  • ECHO IDD Wraparound – Next Step/Advanced* (November 24, 2021 – October 26, 2022)

    What: This track covers discussion of more advanced topics related to individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs, e.g., working with individuals with severe behavioral needs and / or non-verbal, medication management, and others. Note that discussions go beyond the basics of topics related to IDD, ASD, and behavioral health.

    Who: Care coordinators, parent and peer partners, family and self-advocates, clinicians, and other professionals with experience working with individuals with IDD/ASD and more challenging behavioral health needs. These are individuals who are interested in going to the next step, beyond the basics of IDD, ASD, and behavioral health.

    When: Each teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 4th Wednesday of each month, begins on November 24th, 2021. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

    *The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 36 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    (Each session is 1.5 credits)

ECHO IDD – Resources and Resource Navigation

  • ECHO IDD – Resources and Resource Navigation (begins in January 2022)

    What:  This track covers discussion of resources, services, supports, and information related to individuals with IDD/ASD diagnosis, ages 0 through the lifespan. Topics will include what to do while waiting for an evaluation, getting started following a diagnosis, understanding and navigating early intervention services, Developmental Disabilities Administration, state and federal resources, commonly recommended therapies, mental health services, resources for challenging behaviors, managing crisis, and other vital supports for parents, caregivers, families, and individuals with IDD/ASD.

    Who:  Family advocates, care coordinators, case managers, resource navigators, Health Care Workers, parent and self-advocates, clinicians, and any other professionals who support the IDD/ASD population and seek to gain deeper understanding and knowledge of IDD/ASD resources, services, information, and supports. These are individuals who are going to use this information to support parents, caregivers, and individuals with IDD/ASD as they navigate the complex maze that often accompanies an IDD/ASD diagnosis.

    When:  Each teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, begins in January 2022. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

ECHO IDD Psychiatric Care

  • ECHO IDD Psychiatric Care** (March 2, 2022-Feb 8, 2023)

    What: This track provides support and advanced training in diagnostic assessment and psychopharmacology to increase confidence in treating the co-occurring mental health conditions in IDD youth and young adults. Learn how to apply evidence-based treatments for common co-occurring behavioral health conditions. Join a network of providers from Washington State managing the psychiatric care of youth and young adults with IDD and behavioral health needs and learning together to advance health equity and social justice.

    Who: Primary care providers, psychiatrists, Psych ARNPs, PA-Cs, NDs who are already enrolled with a Managed Care Organization (MCO) or considering enrollment with an MCO.

    When: Each teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM PST); occurs on the 1st Wednesday of each month, begins March 2, 2022. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

    **The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    (Each session is 1.5 credits)

Interested participants have the option to select:

  • ONE of the four programs listed above as a Primary teleECHOTM clinic,
    ***Expectations for participation in the Primary teleECHOTM clinic – Participate in at least 70% of the teleECHOTM sessions and interested and willing to present a client’s case for discussion, appropriate to the focus of the program. We also request participants to actively engage in the peer learning and teaching community by sharing ideas in breakout and large group discussions.

    AND

  • NONE to THREE of the four programs listed above as Elective teleECHOTM clinic(s)

Cost: FREE

Register for one or more of the ECHO IDD programs.

Questions: Contact Swee May Cripe or Sennie Rose at echoiddd@uw.edu

Contact ECHO IDD Wraparound

For more information about this community of practice, please contact echoiddd@uw.edu.

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ECHO IDD Wraparound Registration

To complete the registration process, please fill out a form by clicking on the link below. Filling out this form does not guarantee a spot in an ongoing or upcoming series. A coordinator will be in touch to confirm your participation.

Accreditation

  • The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
  • Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.5 credits)

CHDD/ECHO: Getting Here

The CHDD is located directly behind the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) at the south end of the UW campus in Seattle, Washington.

Street Address:

1701 NE Columbia Rd
Box 357920
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7920

p: 206.543.7460
e: echoiddd@uw.edu

Link for full directions, parking, maps and transit information.
Link to Google Maps.

  • "I like the format of the discussion being fairly flexible. I also really enjoy having both COE and more expert groups discussing together."

    ECHO Participant
    ECHO Participant Family Psychiatrist
  • "I love hearing the cases and hearing everyone discuss diagnosis and recommendations. I learn a lot from this. The lecture at the end is also helpful."

    ECHO Participant
    ECHO Participant Rural Doctor
  • “It's great having the ability to ask questions and pick the brains of so many smart people and to hear what works for others.”

    ECHO Participant
    ECHO Participant Community Health Center
  • “I think this has been great - listening to others with more experience, as well as a variety of disciplines and how they approach the patients.”

    ECHO Participant
    ECHO Participant College Professor
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Contact ECHO IDD Wraparound

For more information about this community of practice, please contact echoiddd@uw.edu. We’ll answer your questions about registering, connecting, presenting a case report, and CMEs.

ECHO IDD Wraparound offers two virtual teleECHOTM program tracks:

  • ECHO IDD Wraparound – An Introduction* (November 10, 2021 – November 9, 2022)

    What: This track covers introductory topics to IDD, ASD, and behavioral health, e.g., introduction to autism, introduction to evaluation and diagnosis, available resources, and behavioral interventions.

    Who: Care coordinators, parent and peer partners, family and self-advocates, clinicians, and other professionals who are relatively new to working with children with IDD and behavioral health needs or for those who would like a refresher to the basics.

    When: Each virtual teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, begins on November 10th, 2021. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

  • ECHO IDD Wraparound – Next Step/Advance* (November 24, 2021 – October 26, 2022)

    What: This track covers discussion of more advanced topics related to individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs, e.g., working with individuals with severe behavioral needs and / or non-verbal, medication management, and others. Note that discussions go beyond the basics of topics related to IDD, ASD, and behavioral health.

    Who: Care coordinators, parent and peer partners, family and self-advocates, clinicians, and other professionals with experience working with individuals with IDD/ASD and more challenging behavioral health needs. These are individuals who are interested in going to the next step, beyond the basics of IDD, ASD, and behavioral health.

    When: Each teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 4th Wednesday of each month, begins on November 24th, 2021. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

    *The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 36 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    (Each session is 1.5 credits)

ECHO IDD – Resources and Resource Navigation

  • ECHO IDD – Resources and Resource Navigation (begins in January 2022)

    What:  This track covers discussion of resources, services, supports, and information related to individuals with IDD/ASD diagnosis, ages 0 through the lifespan. Topics will include what to do while waiting for an evaluation, getting started following a diagnosis, understanding and navigating early intervention services, Developmental Disabilities Administration, state and federal resources, commonly recommended therapies, mental health services, resources for challenging behaviors, managing crisis, and other vital supports for parents, caregivers, families, and individuals with IDD/ASD.

    Who:  Family advocates, care coordinators, case managers, resource navigators, Health Care Workers, parent and self-advocates, clinicians, and any other professionals who support the IDD/ASD population and seek to gain deeper understanding and knowledge of IDD/ASD resources, services, information, and supports. These are individuals who are going to use this information to support parents, caregivers, and individuals with IDD/ASD as they navigate the complex maze that often accompanies an IDD/ASD diagnosis.

    When:  Each teleECHOTM clinic session is 90 minutes in length (8:30 – 10:00 AM); occurs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, begins in January 2022. Sessions will be offered through Zoom technology.

A new ECHO IDD program to be announced soon

  • A new ECHO IDD program to be announced soon (1st Wednesday of each month, to be launched in early 2022)

Interested participants have the option to select:

  • ONE of the four programs listed above as a Primary teleECHOTM clinic,
    ***Expectations for participation in the Primary teleECHOTM clinic – Participate in at least 70% of the teleECHOTM sessions and interested and willing to present a client’s case for discussion, appropriate to the focus of the program. We also request participants to actively engage in the peer learning and teaching community by sharing ideas in breakout and large group discussions.

    AND

  • NONE to THREE of the four programs listed above as Elective teleECHOTM clinic(s)

Cost: FREE

Register for one or more of the ECHO IDD programs.

Questions: Contact Swee May Cripe or Sennie Rose at echoiddd@uw.edu