One of the most difficult clinical situations experienced by members of neurorehabilitation teams is the management of rehab services for adolescents/adults with challenging behaviors resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI). While many clinicians are skilled within their discipline-specific treatment regimens, many lack the knowledge and skill to manage the challenging behaviors of traumatic brain injury in a manner that maximizes the patient's participation in treatment sessions at a therpeutically beneficial level.
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- Overview of behavior disorders
- Components of effective behavior management plans
- Interdisciplinary approach to behavior management
- Overview of interactional approach to behavior intervention
- Using medications to supplement clinical interventions
- Managing lability
- Managing hypersexual behavior
- Managing the restless, physically agitated patient
- Managing the verbally aggressive, agitated patient
- Managing the physically aggressive, agitated patient
- Caring for yourself when caring for challenging patients
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on how to manage adults and adolescents in Neurorehabilitation.
- Identify common behavior disorders post acquired brain injury.
- Recognize the basic brain-behavior relationships in individuals with brain injury.
- List the important aspects of the team approach for behavior management.
- List 2-3 interventions for each areas of common behavior dysfunction.
- List 3 suggestions for ensuring the mental health of treatment team members caring for patients with challenging behaviors.
A webinar is LIVE INTERACTIVE audio and video course delivered over the Internet to your computer. With a HomeCEU webinar, you are able to see, hear and interactive with the course presenter. In many courses, demonstrative video will be used to further enhance your learning experience. All content used in the presentation will also be made available to you for your personal use (PowerPoint Slides, Reference Materials etc.).
Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Charity Shelton is employed by Missouri Rehabilitation Center and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service