New Podcast Episode Explores Trauma in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

June 5, 2024

In the newest episode of Disruptors at Work: an Integrated Care Podcast, host Dr. U. Grant Baldwin, Jr., DBH, Director of the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) program at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, and Michelle Stroebel, LCMHC, NADD-CC, explore how trauma manifests differently in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the challenges in diagnosis, and effective communication techniques for healthcare professionals. Tune in to learn about the barriers to care, legal and ethical considerations, and future research needed to improve the well-being of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have experienced trauma.

Thank you to our subject matter expert:

  • Michelle Stroebel, LCMHC, NADD-CC

Listen or watch the episode below.

About the Expert

Michelle is a regional manager of intellectual and developmental disabilities care management at Partners Health Management and the founder of Breathe Wellness Counseling PLLC and a DDBH student at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies. They are a visionary leader, who desires to be a trailblazing force in healthcare, championing equity, access, and dignity for all. They have an innovative spirit that drives them to disrupt and transform the ineffective and siloed traditional approaches to healthcare and pioneer new delivery models. A Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Doctor of Behavioral Health candidate with over 22 years of experience in behavioral health, Michelle has a unique blend of compassion and cutting-edge solutions that will advance person-centered and trauma-informed integrated behavioral healthcare to improve health outcomes.

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